Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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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
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1990 120
1989 165
1988 139
1987 130
1986 117
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Responses 1984 - 1970
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1982 111
1981 100
1980 100
1979 77
1978 94
1977 97
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1975 64
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1973 46
1972 46
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1970 58

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71st Annual Epworth Fireman's Picnic
71st Annual Epworth Fireman's Picnic

Epworth Fire Department 71st Annual Fund Raising Picnic and Silent Auction

Firefighter Kyle Gansen, July 01

The Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen will hold their 71th Annual Firemen’s Picnic on Friday, July 12th at the Epworth Fire Station. The event kicks off at 6pm and runs until 12am. There will be great food, cold refreshments, kid’s rides and activities as well as some wonderful local entertainment by Mark Zalaznik from 7P-10P. This family orientated event is the annual fund raising event that supports the operation of the volunteer fire department. We will have some music entertainment for the crowd and the children’s rides continue to be a crowd favorite. The main fund raising event has ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rest in Peace Fr. Bobby Jones

Chief Thomas Berger, May 17

Father Robert Jones, SVD passed away on Monday, May 13th at Techny, IL. Father Bob became involved with the department while a member of the Divine Word College Seminary. Divine Word Seminary has been an integral part of the Epworth Community and remains very supportive of our volunteer fire department. Allowing Father Bob to volunteer was just another way Divine Word gave back to its community. Father Bob was extraordinary because he became an active member of our department, trained to become a Paramedic, and will be forever remembered as our ‘Firefighting Father’. Just as a church has a clergy, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fr. Bobby conducts a blessing of the new fire station on March 15, 2009.
Fr. Bobby conducts a blessing of the new fire station on March 15, 2009.

No Caption Epworth Fire - Conducts Fire Hose Testing

Firefighter/EMT Dan Kramer, April 23

On Monday night April 22nd, the Epworth Fire Department members conducted their regular fire hose testing.
This is a rigorous test of all hose closely analyzed while under constant pressure for a set amount of time based on NFPA standards.

One hundred percent of all hose for Epworth Fire was tested this night. This testing assures all equipment contains the most
up to date hose and assures safety for all our members. Thanks to everyone for their hard work this night.
Thank you. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Epworth Fire Department responds to barn fire

Chief Thomas Berger, March 12

On Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:34 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a working structure fire located at 21728 East Pleasant Grove Road, Epworth. The 911 center received numerous calls from people in the area reporting the fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully engulfed barn fire. The farm is owned and occupied by Steve McDermott. Mutual aid assistance was provided by the Centralia-Peosta and Farley Fire Departments for water support with tankers. 19 firefighters responded and remained on the scene for over three hours. The 40x60 barn ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Epworth Unit 702 to be replaced

Firefighter/EMT-B Dan Kramer, March 05

Epworth Fire members are excited to report the new chassis and pump have arrived and work is soon starting on Vehicle 702.
This is a mini pumper and first responding EMS unit that operates out of Vernon Township area also known as our Station 2 located on Royal Wood Drive off of North Cascade Road.

This new vehicle is a 2019 Ford F550 which will replace an existing Ford 2009 F550 Simon vehicle. The new unit will feature a 1500 gallon per minute pump and all of the essential firefighting equipment and first response EMS equipment. The present vehicle was put in to service in May 2010 and this ... (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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