SILVER CITY, S.D. — Silver Metropolis Volunteer Fireplace Division held a Booya at present to thank the group for his or her assist. Booya is a Belgian stew that the crew labored onerous to organize, and desserts after all have been served too.
Three Silver Metropolis VFD firefighters responded just lately to the Auburn Fireplace, spending greater than 14 hours in a single day on the blaze. Additionally they reply to medical emergencies like ATV accidents inside their 42 mile space.
Chief Phil Schlief with Silver Metropolis VFD talked in regards to the dedication of his women and men.
“These are volunteers, of us which have jobs and lives at residence. They’re leaving and simply doing this for the nice of the group and it’s wonderful,” he says.
The division consists of 17 firefighters, skilled in wildland fires, construction fires, and are emergency medical responders. Silver Metropolis’s group helps their first responders financially and bodily, and the division will depend on their assist.
“We don’t have a mill levy tax right here so every thing we get is from fundraising and donations in our group so we wouldn’t exist with out that,” Schlief explains.
The division does different fundraising occasions by the 12 months as effectively, however is all the time open to donations as hearth fighters reply to emergencies throughout the realm.
Residents have been blissful to spend the afternoon with their native first responders, and a joyful pup confirmed as much as the occasion too.