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Fire District No. 5 receives water donation


Last updated 6/24/2022 at 10:07am

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Fire District No. 5 received a water donation from Anheuser-Busch this week. Picture from left to right are assistant chief Forrest Rief, firefighter Chris Dodds and Chief Craig Sweet.

DAVENPORT--Lincoln County Fire District No. 5 recently received a donation of canned emergency drinking water from leading brewer, Anheuser-Busch, to help provide critical hydration to its responders during this year's wildfire season.

On June 22, King Beverage Inc, a local Anheuser-Busch wholesaler partner, dropped off 2,352 cans to the department to help support its wildfire response. Maintaining firefighters' hydration during long incidents or disasters such as wildfires is a major safety concern for many departments.

"Firefighters lose a tremendous amount of fluid during high-intensit...

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