DMRVFD NEWS
                                         DMRVFD Annual Meeting and Election

On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Firemen and Support Team members of the DMRVFD met and elected the DMRVFD
Board of Directors for the 2020 - 2021 year.  The meeting / election was held outside of the Fire Station and social
distancing was practiced. What a great group of volunteers.

July 3 - 5, 2020 Fire in the DMR










Click here for lots more photos by
Rebecca Leach, Tim & Beth McBroom & Edna Queen!
   August 16, 2020 Power Pole Lightning Strike in the DMR

The pole on 106 Yellowknife Trail was stuck by lightening and was on fire. The
rain has helped , it is smoldering now. Waiting for AEP to arrive. Power is out in
that area. Chief Gossett and firefighters Michael Garcia, Paul Conners, Edna
Queen and Kendrick Smith all were on the scene.

Photos by Edna Queen and Patricia Garcia
                                         August 17, 2020 Barrell Springs Fire   

On August 17, 2020, the DMRVFD got toned out to a fire on the Livermore Ranch. It actually it turned out that the fire
was on the Barrel Springs Ranch.  The DMRVFD assisted the Ft Davis VFD with the help of the Valentine VFD. Our
department also fed the firemen on site with the help of Marvin Voiers, Cathy Gossett, Mercedes Gonzalez, Rebecca
Leach, Kendrick Smith and myself, Edna Queen.  500 acres had burned when we headed home. At least it was
raining. As always thank you Chief Gossett for your excellent leadership.   Edna Queen

Photos by Edna and Kendrick
                                                                    
                       JULY 23 - 24, 2020 Prescribed Burn

                                    On July 23 - 24th, the department conducted a prescribed burn
                                    of the community slash pile.  Reducing the fuel load around
                                    homes throughout the community helps meet our annual
                                    Firewise fuel reduction goals and reduces our risk of
                                    wildfire. This prescribed burn eliminated about a thousand
                                    cubic yards of fuel from our  community.  I want to thank the
                                    community for your support of this program and especially to
                                    our department members for their hard work conducting the
                                    burn.

   Ken Gossett DMRVFD - Fire Chief                                                                             
 
         
          Photos of the Prescribed Burn are now available  -  
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    Photo by
  Edna Queen
                             December 12, 2020 Annual DMRVFD Chief's Christmas Dinner
                                                        (as modified by Covid-19 concerns)    

Here are some photos of the December 12, 2020, Chief's Annual Christmas Dinner. Due to Covid-19 concerns, an actual sit
down dinner was replaced by scrumptious dinners being served in individual containers to the public. Inside the firehouse,
firefighters and Support Members prepared the containers of turkey, ham, cranberry sauce, dressing, mashed potatoes,
deserts and more, which were then delivered to folks as they pulled up to the firehouse in vehicles by Ken Gossett and Bert
LaGarde. Thanks to everyone who helped make this event possible and to the people in the DMR who showed up to enjoy
the dinners!