Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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Responses 2017 - 2015
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2016 199
2015 170

Responses 2014 - 2000
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2012 182
2011 191
2010 190
2009 187
2008 185
2007 198
2006 173
2005 142
2004 182
2003 183
2002 148
2001 164
2000 172

Responses 1999 - 1985
1999 176
1998 195
1997 174
1996 208
1995 163
1994 173
1993 167
1992 150
1991 140
1990 120
1989 165
1988 139
1987 130
1986 117
1985 143

Responses 1984 - 1970
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1982 111
1981 100
1980 100
1979 77
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1977 97
1976 80
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1974 63
1973 46
1972 46
1971 50
1970 58

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No Caption Epworth Fire members drill using all new SCBAs

Firefighter II/EMT-B Daniel Kramer, June 12

At our monthly drill on May 21, 2018 all members of the Epworth Fire Department trained on the new MSA SCBAs (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus units) that were recently obtained through a Fire Act Grant. All new 16 SCBAS were tested and put in to service. These replace all the 15 year old SCBAs previously used. Members heavily practiced throughout the evening using the SCBAs at all levels including interior attacks and injured/downed firefighter techniques. Seen here are several pictures from that training. Thank you to the May Drill Team that provided the training and to all members who ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations to EMT's Kyle Gansen and Ben Wolf

Chief Thomas Berger, May 16

The Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen, INC would like to congratulate Kyle Gansen and Ben Wolf on recently completing the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class and successfully passing the National Registry practical and didactic test. The class was sponsored by Northeast Iowa Community College EMS Training in Peosta. The five month class includes lectures, labs, clinical sessions in the emergency department and ride time with career ambulance services for training. It also requires many hours of hard work and studying by the members. Kyle and Ben now join 15 other EMTs and 12 Paramedics ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMTs Kyle Gansen and Ben Wolf practice patient assessment with EMT Kyla Horsfield at the Epworth Fire Station.  Kyle and Ben recently passed all requirements and are now certified EMTs.
EMTs Kyle Gansen and Ben Wolf practice patient assessment with EMT Kyla Horsfield at the Epworth Fire Station. Kyle and Ben recently passed all requirements and are now certified EMTs.

No Caption Congratulations and best wishes to Lieutentant Dave Theisen

Firefighter/EMT-B Daniel Kramer, May 10

At our regular Epworth Fire Business Meeting on May 7th, President Krapfl read a letter of resignation from Lieutenant Dave Theisen.

Dave has been with Epworth Fire Department and EMS for 30 years. During that time Dave was a certified EMT and FF2. Dave also served as Past President of Epworth Fire. In addition Dave has served on numerous department committees over the years.

The Epworth Fire Department family is extremely thankful for Dave for all of his years of service to the department. We wish Dave and his family the best.
Thank you Dave!

... (Full Story & Photos)

Burn Ban

Retired - Firefighter Gary Wilgenbusch, April 27

The State Fire Marshal and the fire chiefs of Dubuque County have put in place a burning ban effective noon today April 27th 2018. The ban will remain in place until the conditions improve with adequate rain in order to lessen the threat to life and property. The ban includes any open burning of fields, fence lines, leaves and yard waste. The exceptions to the ban include the use of outdoor fireplaces or barbeque grills. Fire pits can be used as long as the fire pit is constructed of metal, concrete, masonry or heavy one inch wire mesh. The fire pits need to have a metal cover with no openings ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Epworth Firefighter monthly Drill - March 2018

Firefighter/EMT - Dan Kramer, March 20

The Epworth Fire Department members conducted monthly training at the Dubuque County Training Tower on Monday night March 19th.
Firefighters practiced various scenarios including Search and Rescue, Lost Firefighter/Escape Techniques, Ladder skills, and Truck/Pump Operations. Drill Team # 3 was in charge of Training this month. Thanks to everyone involved. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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


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