Tamms fire fighters have 'Fill the Boot' drive to fund training - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Tamms fire fighters have 'Fill the Boot' drive to fund training

Posted: Updated:
Tamms fire department is having a 'Fill the Boot' drive to raise money for training (Source: Mike Mohundro). Tamms fire department is having a 'Fill the Boot' drive to raise money for training (Source: Mike Mohundro).
c c
(Source: Mike Mohundro) (Source: Mike Mohundro)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Bernie softball team takes 'Cold Water Challenge'

    Bernie softball team takes 'Cold Water Challenge'

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:44:43 GMT
    The Cold Water Challenge is becoming a very popular way to raise money for some very important causes.
    The Cold Water Challenge is becoming a very popular way to raise money for some very important causes.
  • Pepsi MidAmerica to expand to Cape Girardeau

    Pepsi MidAmerica to expand to Cape Girardeau

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:30:03 GMT
    Pepsi MidAmerica announced on Friday a $3.1 million customer service center to be built at the new Greater Cape Girardeau Business Park.
    Pepsi MidAmerica announced on Friday a $3.1 million customer service center to be built at the new Greater Cape Girardeau Business Park.
  • Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:11:37 GMT
    Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging...
    A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search...
TAMMS, IL (KFVS) -

Tamms fire department is having a 'Fill the Boot' drive to raise money for training. 

It's being held at the intersection of Route 3 and Highway 127 Sunday in Alexander County, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

According to Tamms Fire Chief Jesse Kerr, they are raising funds to send six fire fighters to winter fire school in late January in Champaign.

The training will deal with fighting winter fires and is with the Winter Fire Service Institute. It costs about $2000 for the six fire fighters to make the trip.

The fire department's goal is $800 dollars on Sunday.

Kerr says they already have $1200 covered for the trip, but need money to cover hotel rooms and gasoline.

Copyright 2012 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.