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Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department

Getting to know you; Hugh Ogle

The first fire I went on, I rode on the back of the old pumper we had then, all the way out there. They had been spraying water and they said, ‘o.k., we are going to draft water from the pond,’ and I put on hip boots and went into the pond and held the…

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Van hits Hawesville fire station, damages brush fire equipment

A van driven by Christopher R. Sidener of Owensboro went off of the road and slammed through the side of the Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, August 12. The accident not only took out part of the outside wall of the fire station, but also took out the department’s brush…

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