Thanks to the AgCountry Farm Credit Services for providing an opportunity for rural fire departments and safety organizations to apply for the opportunity to receive grain bin rescue units. Departments are eligible to apply if they are from the following counties:
Minnesota: Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, Meeker, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Roseau, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Todd, Wadena, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
North Dakota: Barnes, Benson, Bottineau, Burke, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Divide, Eddy, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, LaMoure, McHenry, McKenzie, McLean, Mountrail, Nelson, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, Walsh, Ward, Wells, Williams
Wisconsin: Clark, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Price, Taylor, Vilas, Waushara, Wood
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Fire departments must serve a portion of our service area (see list on AgCountry.com/rescue) No restrictions on size of fire department. Selection is based on current department resources, geographic area served and proximity to other grain bin rescue units in the area.
WHAT IS PROVIDED?
10-panels that pivot for different rescue situations/several with inside step and slide hammer. Grain Bin Entry Rescue Kit: ropes, harnesses, probe, and much more. Access to a grain bin rescue training video to be used when on-site training is delayed, for new fire fighters or when retraining is needed.
AgCountry.com/rescue or click the button below!