Anna Fire Department

Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Nearly 40 area firefighters gathered last Thursday night to participate in a special training program. Instructors from the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign presented training which focused on handling a blaze involving propane gas. Three instructors presented the training. The Anna...
Bids are scheduled to be opened Thursday, today, for a major improvement project which is planned at the Anna City Park in Anna. Plans for the bid opening were shared at a regular meeting of the Anna City Council which was held Tuesday evening, March 7. The meeting was at Anna City Hall in Anna....
No injuries were reported when a fire destroyed a barn between Anna and Lick Creek on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.
No injuries were reported when a fire destroyed a barn between Anna and Lick Creek on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.  The blaze was reported to the Anna Fire Department at about 4:28 p.m. The Anna, Cobden and Jonesboro fire departments responded to the call at 6275 Lick Creek Rd., about 7.5 miles from...
Fire destroyed a barn near Lick Creek Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.
Fire destroyed a barn near Lick Creek Wednesday evening, Jan. 25. The Anna, Cobden and Jonesboro fire departments responded to the call.
The Anna Fire Department recorded a total of 168 calls during 2016. The report showed that one fire-related death was reported last year. The fatality occurred in August as the result of a house fire in the Lick Creek area. Included in the total were nearly 40 structure and vehicle fires. In terms...
A firefighter removes debris from a house in Anna Monday morning.
No injuries were reported following a fire which destroyed a house in Anna early Monday morning. The blaze was reported to the Anna Fire Department at 6:22 a.m. Monday at a residence at 205B E. Vienna St.  The structure was located along an alley between East Vienna and East Chestnut streets. The...
The Anna Fire Department responded to three calls during the period from Tuesday, Dec. 13, through late Saturday, Dec. 17. No injuries were reported in the aftermath of the fires. The Anna Fire Department was assisted by other area departments on each of the calls. A fire was reported at 6:10 p.m....
Sparky helped greet those who came from the breakfast along with Xavier Richardson of Anna, Knox Richardson of Anna and Anna firefighter Brad Vaughn of Anna.
The Anna Fire and Rescue Department hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday morning, Oct. 8, during Union County ColorFest weekend. The breakfast was at the Anna Fire Station. All proceeds will benefit the Shop with a Cop/Firefighter program. Sparky, the Anna Fire and Rescue Department’s mascot, was on...
Anna Fire Department personnel salute during Sunday morning’s ceremony which commemorated the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the nation.
Last Sunday morning, the sky over Anna and Union County was a bright blue. The sun was shining brightly, too. Fifteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, the sky over Union County was a bright blue, also – and the sun was shining brightly on that day, too. On that day in 2001, terrorists attacked the...
The photograph features the display in front of the fire and police station in Anna.
Memorials commemorating the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, are on display in front of city hall and the fire and police station building in Anna. The accompanying photograph features the display in front of the fire and police station.

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