Goodell Fire Department

 

Goodell Volunteer FD staff of 17
Chief--Al Pralle      Assistant Chiefs--Ryan Meyer & Jeff Waage
Captains--Terry Zeigler & Chris Nolte


Goodell Volunteer Fire Dept  and EMS serves the City of Goodell and portions of Avery and Twin Lakes Township totaling 32 square miles.
In 2002, 2 members certified as EMT-B and added a vehicle unit to provide 24 hr medical service as need for the area.
In 2007, 1 member certified as EMS 1st Responder. The remainder of the Fire Dept is trained in CPR and 1st Aid and will back up EMS if needed . Both FD and EMS provide mutual aid to other towns at their request. Currently, the Goodell Fire Dept has 3 members certified Firefighter I, 5 certified Firefighter II, and   4 certified Fire Service Instructor I.
The Fire Dept is also trained By the National Weather Service in Storm Spotting.

In December 2002 relocated to new Station on the SW edge of  town, located -107 Centennial Street, Post Office Box 78, Goodell, Iowa 50439

Fleet of :
1979 Smeal Pumper
1984 Grass Rig
1991 Water Tanker
1991 SUV EMS unit (non-transport)
2008 Smeal Pumper <Newest>

We are constantly Training with regional and State requirements .     And each are Proud to serve You!

members Meet 1st Tuesday every Month business
3rd Tuesday every Month Training

Each year Department fundraiser is
   Feb  Saturday Soup Nite Super bowl weekend
   June Pork Loin Dinner
   July Provides Kids Waterball at Hancock County Fair
   Sept Fire Dept Free Appreciation Day provide demonstration  and  meal
   Oct  Breakfast and lunch Soup
           [Opening Pheasant Season ~ Raffle and longest tail feather ]
   Nov -Dec Members display city Christmas Decoration on Broadway
   Dec And filled and handed out Christmas sacks at Bus stop
                   ( to start Schools Christmas vacation)

Each City dollars, Township funds and grants provide the volunteers with up-to-date knowledge, skills, and equipment to serve our citizens.                                                                                                 Complied JANUARY 26TH , 2009

 


Members   of   Goodell   Volunteer   Fire   Department
Accepted the Firefighter Pledge in

Al Pralle   Chief 1997
Ryan Meyer Asst Chief 2000
Jeff Waage Asst Chief *2004
Terry Zeigler Captain 1997
Chris Nolte Captain 2001
Josh Baldwin 2004

Austin Hanson  *2008
Doug Hanson 1979

Dave Robbins 1976
Gene Stille 1976
Steve “Beav” Stille 2006
Harvey Tulp 2004
Randy Waage  2006
Jaydon Kuester Cadet 2006
Hadley Tulp  Cadet 2005
* Rejoined           Past Chief

Current as of JANUARY, 26TH 2009

 

 

Control Burn May 2009

2009 SEPTEMBER  4TH ---CRIME SCENE AHEAD SIGNS  POSTED ON HIGHWAY 69 AND  ROAD B63   INTERSECTION   FRIDAY EVENING

FIRE MEN  WITH BOOT IN HAND COLLECTED FOR JERRY'S KIDS - M D A

RYAN

RANDY

AL

JEFF

2009
FILL THE BOOT
 
MEMBER CHRIS N,
HELPERS ANNA D, COLE K, missing  in photos.