Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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Epworth Fire members conduct Extrication Training

Firefighter/EMT-B Dan Kramer, October 29

On Monday Oct. 22, 2018 the Epworth Fire Department members practiced a motor vehicle extrication training scenario.
Members of the department practiced scene size up, scene safety, as well as patient extrication using various power and hand tools. Epworth Fire members try to do this training on a regular basis. Seen here are a few pictures of this training. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Epworth Fire responds to structure fire at 9578 Royal Wood Dr.

Chief Thomas Berger, September 26

On September 26, 2018 at 8:12 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was paged by Dubuque County Dispatch to respond for a reported structure fire at 9578 Royal Wood Drive in rural Peosta. Upon arrival of the first engine at 8:16 p.m. firefighters found a garage fully involved with fire and heavy smoke extending into the residence. The occupants were alerted to the fire by smoke detectors and when they opened the garage door to investigate, they found fire in the garage area. All occupants were able to escape. Mutual aid assistance was provided by the Centralia/Peosta Fire Department, Key West Fire ... (Full Story)


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In Memory of Dr. Mark Singsank

Chief Thomas Berger, September 04

The longtime Medical Director of the Epworth Fire Department EMS passed away on August 31st, 2018. Dr. Mark Singsank provided medical direction and guidance to to the Epworth Fire Department Ambulance Service for 25 years, shortly after his arrival at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque in 1985. Mark was instrumental in advancing the department to become certified at the Paramedic level in the late 1980's and worked with the administration and staff at Mercy Medical Center to ensure they were offering programs which allowed volunteers throughout the tri-state to gain certification with evening ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Thomas Berger, July 20

The Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen were awarded a 2018 Dubuque Racing Association Grant that allowed for the purchase "Binder Lift" patient lifting devices for the ambulance service.

The new devices will be placed on multiple units of the Epworth Fire Department and will allow EMS responders to lift patients and move them safely. It also decreases the chances for injuries to the responders as there are multiple straps and locations for multiple people to share in the lifting.

The DRA provided a $3,000.00 grant to purchase the lifts which almost covered the total cost of the project. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rest in Peace

Retired - Firefighter Gary Wilgenbusch - HONORARY, July 16

The members of the Epworth Volunteer Fire Department wish to send their condolences to the Brian Arnold family and the Key West Fire Department. Chief Arnold was a friend to many of us and he will forever be missed. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ST. FLORIAN'S PRAYER
Patron Saint of Firefighters
Guide us St. Florian on our every call,
Return us home safely one and all...

 

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