Anna Fire Department

A total solar is eclipse is coming. That’s a certainty. For Union County emergency services personnel, the only certain thing about the eclipse is uncertainty surrounding the impact of the event. The total eclipse will occur on Monday, Aug. 21. Totality, when the sun is at its darkest, will be at 1...
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A traditional Independence Day fireworks display was presented Tuesday night, July 4, at the Anna City Park in Anna. The display was presented by Brad Dawson of Anna. The presentation was coordinated through the Anna Fire Department.
UPDATE: Efforts which were underway during the past week to try to have an Independence Day fireworks display in Anna appeared to have been successful. Uncertainty surrounding the event surfaced at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The council met Tuesday evening, June 20, at...
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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....

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