2013 Emergency Response Equipment Grants

The following are the 2013 recipients of the AgStar Fund Emergency Response Grant Program. Learn more about the grant program.


Intended Use


Almena  Clinton Arland Fire District Grain bin rescue kit comprised of a 4 gas meter, 2 safety harnesses, 4 pulleys and 4 carabineers. Almena, WI
Augusta Bridge Creek First Responders To fund repairs to our Emergency Response vehicle.  Augusta, WI
Belgrade Fire Rescue Department Speedboard short boards, oxygen regulator for O2 tank, attack nozzles, demand valve resuscitator. Belgrade, MN
Birchwood Fire Department (4) four narrowband compliant hand-held portable radios. Birchwood, WI
Bloomer Community Ambulance Service CPAP (continuous positive air pressure) masks. Bloomer, WI
Blue Earth Fire Department Fill station for our air trailer.  Blue Earth, MN
Bovey City Fire Department Pike poles, flat and pick axes, and a 2 1/2" nozzle.  Bovey, MN
Boyceville Community Ambulance District Rescue helmets for staff. Boyceville, WI
Brimson Area Volunteer Fire Department Two stored voice pagers each with batteries, a charger and 1-year warranty. Brimson, MN
Brook Park Fire Department Ventilation saw and a combustable gas monitor.
Brook Park, MN
Brownsdale Volunteer Fire Department A replacement External Audimated Defibulator (AED).  Brownsdale , MN
Brownton Fire Department Replace the hose on fire engine.  Brownton, MN
Byron Fire Department Vehicle stabilization kit.  Byron, MN
Chandler Volunteer Fire Dept Update the EMS equipment in our rescue truck, including blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, splints, etc. and the EMS gear worn to make personnel clearly visible to traffic, etc. Chandler, MN
Claremont First Responders Head immobilizers, baby manikans, back boards, flash lights w/ chargers, triage bag, splint set, speedboard, head  support blocks, and an ultra short board. Claremont, MN
Cleveland Fire & Rescue Purchase 5 each of Wildland Yellow Nomax  jackets and pants. Cleveland, MN
Cokato Ambulance Replace/upgrade our defibrilator/monitor. Cokato, MN
Deer River Ambulance Service Purchase 6 pagers for use by the volunteer/on-call staff. Deer River, MN
Dexter Volunteer Fire Department Face masks for all firemen. Dexter, MN
Drummond Fire & Rescue Replace the majority of our existing helmets. Drummond, WI
Dunnell-Lake Fremont Fire SCBA and turn out gear. Dunnell, MN
Edgerton Volunteer Ambulance Association AEDs. Edgerton, MN
Elrosa Fire Dept. AED Elrosa, MN
Glenville Fire Department Expand response capabilities in rope rescue/confined space rescue.  Glenville, MN
Glenwood City Fire Department 12 links of rubber hose line (1 3/4") and two additional pagers. Glenwood City, WI
Goodland Volunteer Fire Department S.C.B.A Breathing Apparatus for firefighters to wear while fighting fires. Goodland, MN
Green Isle Fire & Rescue Two new extrication / lifting air bags along with a control unit. Green Isle, MN
Heron Lake Fire Department Replace an outdated and sometimes malfunctioning four gas monitor and 4 - 50 foot lengths of 2.5 inch hose. Heron Lake, MN
Holdingford Fire & Rescue Department Nozzles. Holdingford, MN
Jeffers Ambulance Service Complete trauma bags for personnel.   Jeffers, MN
Kanabec County First Responder Team Update radios to the 800MHZ system. Mora, MN
Maiden Rock Plum City Stockholm Ambulance Service Two new stair chairs with tracks. Plum City, WI
Mantorville Fire and Rescue 8 new fire fighter helmets. Mantorville, MN
Mason Rural Fire Department 12 modern breathing apparatus communication devices. Mason, WI
Mora Area Fire Department 1.75" fire hose. Mora, MN
Morristown Fire Department Mini cutter to complete our extrication set.. Morristown, MN
New Prague Fire Department Air bag lifting equipment.  New Prague, MN
Nisswa Fire Department Traffic safety vest for all members of the NFD. Nisswa, MN
North Crow Wing First Responders AED for field staff.  Breezy Point, MN
Odin Fire Department CMC USAR Rigging Kit used in low angle and confined space rescue.  Odin, MN
Onamia Fire Department One mobile radio and one portable radio. Onamia, MN
Osceola Area Ambulance Service EMS coats for our staff. Osceola, WI
Osceola Fire and Rescue Two sets of turnout gear. Osceola, WI
Pillager Area Fire Protection Association AED. Pillager, MN
Pine City Fire Department High angle rescue equipment, harnesses, pulleys, and ropes. Pine City, MN
Pine River Fire Dept. One full set of turnout gear.  Pine River, MN
Preston Emergency Service Portable carbon monoxide oximeter.  Preston, MN
Princeton Fire Rescue One carbon monoxide tester. Princeton, MN
Richmond Fire Department 6 self contained breathing apparatus tanks, 1 portable radio, and helmets. Richmond, MN
Rockville Fire and Rescue Gas powered pump on rescue response vehicle.   Rockville, MN
Rose Creek Fire Department Steel air tanks with composite tanks. Rose Creek, MN
Royalton First Response Team A new Defibrillator and a new suction unit. Royalton, MN
Shafer Franconia Fire & Rescue Telecrib strut jack #8000, 2 - 3/8" x 20' grade 70 chains with grab hooks, first responder hi-lift jack, winch attachment, tree strap, D ring shackle. Shafer, MN
Spring Grove Ambulance 5 additional pagers for our crew, laptop, software, and printer. Spring Grove, MN
Spring Grove Volunteer Fire Department Equipment for fire protection: nozzles, Wye's, and hoses. Spring Grove, MN
St. Charles Fire & Rescue Boots. Stewartville, MN
Stewart Fire Department New boots for our members.  Stewart, MN
Swanville First Response AED. Little Falls, MN
Trimont Fire Dept Two new portable radios. Trimont, MN
United Fire & Rescue K12 fire rescue saw, one kit containing a steel case and extra blades, and Also, to purchase an IC (Incident Command) vest kit.  Baldwin, WI
Welcome Fire and Rescue Two - 2 1/2'' high-range turbojet nozzles with pistol grips. Welcome, MN
Zumbrota Area Ambulance Association Narrow band  tone pagers, a new 'first in' medical bag, and emergency lights for an emergency response vehicle. Zumbrota, MN