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1110 S. Broadway
Menomonie, WI 54751 United States

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September 2017

Fire captain who designed device to save lives on deck for Sept. 19 Tech Council luncheon

September 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UW-Stout, 1110 S. Broadway
Menomonie, WI 54751 United States
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Firefighters who risk their lives to save others stand to get help from an innovative device that can guide them out of smoke-filled buildings. Jeff Dykes, owner and founder of Northern Star Fire, is an Eau Claire firefighter captain who won the 2017 Governor’s Business Plan Contest with a headgear compass to maintain or regain a firefighter’s orientation during a fire. Dykes was this year’s grand prize winner of the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. He also spoke…

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