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The Columbia-Adair County Fire Department has been notified that it has received the 2018 Jim Walton Crusade Award for Fire Departments raising 50,000-99,999. The distinguished award is given out to 1 department in each class that has had the largest increase over previous years. The only other time the department won was in 1986 with a 33% increase over 1985 total.   


The departments thanks everyone in Adair County for their charitable giving.  This year they had a 103% increase over 2017. The Department will be on Great Day Live (WHAS TV-11) this Wednesday morning starting at 9:00 AM Central Time.