Epworth Fire Department

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Epworth Rural Board receives DRA Grant

Chief Thomas Berger, August 21

The Epworth Community Fire Department was awarded a 2016 Dubuque Racing Association Grant that allowed for the purchase of emergency scene lighting hat will be used by firefighters and paramedics at emergency scenes to illuminate night scenes and training.

The new rescue equipment will be placed on fire engines that previously did not have the portable lighting capability. The DRA was instrumental in allowing the proper equipment to be purchased increasing firefighter safety and efficiency in dimly lit situations.

The $3,500.00 grant provided the majority of the funds needed to update the ... (Full Story & Photos)

DRA Awards 2016 Grant for Pulse Oximeters

Chief Thomas Berger, July 16

The Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen were awarded a 2016 Dubuque Racing Association Grant that allowed for the purchase of a new Masimo Pulse Oximeters for both ambulances.

The new medical equipment will replace older models and will now allow the department to be able to monitor carbon monoxide levels in the patients. Prior to this grant, the volunteers had no way to measure carbon monoxide.

The $5,000.00 grant provided about half of the money needed to upgrade both ambulances. The remaining money came from donations and proceeds from the annual fire department dance that was held ... (Full Story & Photos)

68th Annual Epworth Fire Department Picnic

Lieutenant Dave Theisen, June 08


The Epworth Fire Department members are planning for their 68th Annual Picnic on Friday, July 8th, 2016. We will be holding a silent auction during the picnic. On the night of the picnic, sometime after 11:00 pm, door prizes and silent auction items will be awarded. If you would like to donate an item or service for the silent auction please contact us at 563-876-3321, or see any member of the department, items are still needed.

Event Agenda

6:00 PM ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant Dave Theisen, June 06

On June 6th, at the regular monthly business meeting of the Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen, President Dale Synder announced the retirement of Kevin Anstoetter after twenty seven years of dedicated service to the Epworth Fire Department. With the announcement, there was a general silence among the members because we were losing a professional firefighter, once an officer of the department, a leader and a role model.

We would like to thank Kevin for his twenty seven years of dedicated, volunteer service to the department. He trained, answered the emergency calls and completed all of the requirements ... (Full Story & Photos)

Epworth Fire Department Annual EMS Dance

Lieutenant Dave Theisen, May 23

Epworth Community Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our Annual Dance on Friday, May 27nd, 2016 for the Emergency Medical Services. This will be held at the Fire Station, 191 Jacoby Drive East. The Firemen will be mailing all rural and city protection districts and asking you to return mail the purchase of dance tickets which are $5.00 a ticket. All proceeds go toward the Epworth Volunteer Paramedic Ambulance Service to be used for training, operational cost, equipment and purchasing of medical supplies for the year. We ask you to give generously, but at the same time we understand ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Epworth Fire Department
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