April 16, 2014

Subscriber Login



Don't have a username and password? Phone 419-399-4015 or email subscription@progressnewspaper.org to get yours today.
Click the E-Editions image below to see E-editions of the Progress, Weekly Reminder and special sections

Polls

Should the county emergency management agency office duties be a separate office?
 
Payne firefighters responding to different kind of emergency
Latest

By JIM LANGHAM

Feature Writer

PAYNE – Payne firefighters Louis Wannemacher and Joe Thome cooked hamburgers during the week to feed those in the community who needed assistance with meals. Community residents and members of the department brought food into the fire station and made it available to those in the community who had a difficult time preparing their meals due to the lack of electricity and issues with the heat.

The department, under the management of Fire Chief Jamie Mansfield, opened the station Friday shortly after the storm and has maintained a 24-hour, around-the-clock watch on the community since then.

Firefighters have taken turns maintaining personal availability to the community since the severe storm struck on Friday afternoon.

 

Add comment

Free speech is the principle under which newspapers operate. The Progress welcomes your comments, suggestions and opinions that further discussion from all sides of an issue. We consider this an important element of the user experience on progressnewspaper.com. The Progress will not permit hate speech, personal attacks, profanities, irrelevant sexual references, threats, libel or spam. In general, comments that violate the Progress’ guidelines will be deleted. For more information or to report abuse, email progress@progressnewspaper.org.

Security code
Refresh