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By Jan Schultz

The Imperial Republican

Members of the Imperial Volunteer Fire Department were at two recent winter fire schools in Kearney and Holdrege.
Josh Burke, Aaron Greene and Earl Loop were among the 220 people at the Les Lukert Winter Conference Feb. 7-9 in Kearney.
Sponsored by the Nebraska Society for Fire Service Instructors and Central Community College, the conference sessions covered topics including achieving excellent outcomes, decisive action in challenging situations, fireground strategies, leadership and ventilation for private dwellings.
Loop also attended the 22nd annual Mid-Winter Fire School in Holdrege Feb. 16.
Sessions included active shooter events, AirCare Response, CEVO operations, farm emergencies, fire investigations, natural gas emergencies and more.    
Sponsors were Central Community College and the Central Nebraska Firefighters Association.