August is Back-to-School Safety Month

With summer ending and Owasso and Collinsville Public Schools students heading back to school Thursday August 13th, drivers need to do their part to keep kids safe as they walk, bike, or wait for the bus. Whether you are taking your kids to school or just driving through a school zone, you can do your…

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Fourth of July Firework Saftey Tips

Fourth of July is approaching and for a lot of people that means it’s time to purchase fireworks.  But before you set them off, here are a few Recommended Safety Tips Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting. A responsible adult…

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Limestone placed its newest tanker into service.

Owasso, OK – Limestone Fire placed its newest tanker truck into service Saturday following a traditional housing ceremony dating back to the 19th Century. The ceremony involved wetting down the tanker with water from Ladder 1, wiping down the tanker, blessing the apparatus and pushing it into the station. The ceremony was attended by other…

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PUBLIC NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Limestone Fire Protection District Board of Directors, Claremore, OK, has authorized liquidation of surplus property by sealed bid. Item(s) offered for sale include: Bid forms and specifications: Bid No. 14-01 5 Ton 6 x 6 Truck Bid No. 14-02 Water Buffalo Trailer Sealed bid must be received by Friday July 11, 2014 5:00 PM. ….

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Rogers County Grave Stones Damage After Vehicle Crash

Claremore, OK – Limestone Firefighters responded to a single vehicle crash around 11:15 Tuesday Night.  The accident occurred at the the Lone Elm Cemetery,  just west of Claremore. According to OHP Report, the driver of a 2002 Toyota Sedan  was traveling Eastbound on State Highway 20 when left the roadway, striking a culvert and went…

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Mandatory Water Rationing for Rural Water District # 3

Oologah, OK – In lieu of the drought conditions in the summer of 2011, Rural Water District No. 3, Rogers County (RWD #3) has completed 11 pipeline projects to prevent a repeat and to benefit the higher elevations. RWD #3 wants our customers to understand, although we have worked very diligently, we’ve not had time…

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Burn Ban in effect for Roger County

Roger County Commissions institute 7 day (Resolution 2012-072) Burn Ban starting today. Gas and charcoal grills with no open exposed flames and hooded cooking area are allowed. Based on Oklahoma law, the ban makes it unlawful for any person to set fire to any forest, grass, range, crop or other wild lands, to build a…

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Clarmore, OK – Limestone Fire District encourages you to change Smoke Alarm batteries at least twice each year. An easy way to remember is to change these batteries when you change your clock back to Standard Time this weekend. Replace old batteries with fresh, high quality batteries to keep your Smoke Alarms ready to protect…

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