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Atwood Fire Hosting Ag Community Safety Event

The Atwood Fire Protection District is hosting an Ag Community Safety Event on Saturday, August 13, at the Atwood Fire House, 615 N. Main Street, from 7-10 a.m.

Atwood Fire personnel will be showcasing new bin rescue equipment donated by Top Flight Grain. The Atwood Fire trained bin rescue team will provide a demonstration on how to rescue entrapped persons.

Butch Hendrix, Bin Safety Expert from Kokomo, IN will be present to highlight the dangers that bins present and explain how our trained bin rescue team safely completes the rescue of a trapped individual in a bin of corn while you watch them.

A representative from United Prairie will review safety procedures in dealing with anhydrous as well as the Illinois anhydrous regulations.

Please join them between 7-8 a.m. for a great breakfast at the fire house.

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