Menomonie Crews Help Around a Home

On May 30th, Menomonie FD responded to a call for a lift assist call. After lending assistance, crew members fixed a hand rail for the owner to help prevent future falls. Well done serving your community!

Local 1697 members were out this morning on a call for an elderly person that had fallen and could not get up. Upon…

Posted by Menomonie Professional Firefighters on Thursday, May 30, 2019

Ashland (OR) Chief Makes Ultimate Stand

Ashland Fire Chief Mike D’Orazi on Tuesday took the ultimate stand against a demanding City Administration. After being pressured to reduce the department operating budget by an additional $300,000, Chief D’Orazi resigned his position to hopefully keep from having any Fire Fighter positions cut in pursuit of such deep cuts.

Thank you, Chief D’Orazi, for setting forth an exemplary example of service, dedication, and sacrifice, in order maintain services to your community. We all can learn lessons from your dedicated leadership. Hopefully your actions will inspire positive action and have not been in vain.

The Ashland Firefighters Association was informed yesterday that effective immediately Fire Chief Mike D’Orazi has…

Posted by Ashland Firefighters Local 1269 on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Germantown Swears in New FF/Paramedics

After some painful staffing issues over the last few years, Germantown FD swore in three new FF/Paramedics last night. This brings their daily staffing ability up to 3 shifts of 5 personnel on duty 24/7, with at least two of those being Paramedics.

Congratulations to Germantown's newest Full Time FF/Medics!!! (LtoR) Sid Rigden, Alex Diamantopoulos, and Eric Lazovik…

Posted by Germantown Wisconsin Fire Department on Wednesday, May 22, 2019