Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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Epworth Fire responds to house fire

Chief Thomas Berger, January 18

On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:54 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a residential structure fire located at 23869 Old Highway Road, Epworth. Upon arrival, firefighters found a two story house with heavy smoke throughout the building and fire in the basement extending to the first floor. The house is occupied by Ken and Tammy Burds who live in the house with their four children. Mutual aid assistance was provided by the Farley Fire Department for a tanker and the Mobile Breathing Air Compressor Trailer. 18 firefighters responded and remained ... (Full Story)


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Firefigher of the year Award
Firefigher of the year Award

President's Party 2018

Lieutenant Dave Theisen, January 18

On Saturday January 13th, 2018 the Epworth Community Volunteer Fire Department held it's annual Presidents Party. Active Firefighters, Honoree & Rural Board Members were in attendance for dinner and awards.

Marty Berger & Steve Silker were given a Service Award for 40 years of service to the Fire Department. Steve is the 1st Assistant Chief and a Paramedic for the department, Marty is Captain and a EMT for the department.

Dale Synder was awarded Fire Fighter of the Year. Dale has been a member for almost 12 years and is a Firefighter.

Dennis Beitzel & Mike Heiberger were given Retirement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire destroys Chicken Coop

Chief Thomas Berger, December 02

On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 3:36 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a fully involved chicken coop fire at 6587 Dutch Lane Road, rural Epworth. Upon arrival, firefighters found a small farm building destroyed by fire. The farm is owned by Madeline Connolly. 12 Firefighters responded and remained on the scene for an hour. The building is considered a total loss. Damage is estimated at $2,000. The Epworth Fire Department was also assisted at the scene by the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office. The cause of the fire was determined to have started ... (Full Story)


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Epworth Fire responds to Barn Fire on Seymour Lane

Chief Thomas Berger, November 30

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 07:32 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a fully involved barn fire at 23473 Seymour Lane, rural Epworth. Upon arrival, firefighters found a 60x80 farm building fully involved. The barn had farm machinery and 44 corn stock bales inside. The farm is owned by Jim and Lisa Seymour. Mutual aid assistance was provided by the Centralia/Peosta Fire Department, Holy Cross and Farley Fire Department tankers. 22 Firefighters responded and remained on the scene for over four hours. The building is considered a total loss. ... (Full Story)


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In Memory of retired Captain Vince Kramer

Chief Thomas Berger, November 05

The Epworth Fire Department offers condolences to the family of retired Captain Vince Kramer who passed away Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the age of 86. Vince served on the Epworth Fire Department for 24 years from 1960-1984. Vince was elected President of the Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen from 1970-1972 and was among the first firefighters in Epworth to be certified as Firefighter 1. Vince was the first recipient of the Firefighter of the Year award when it was initiated in 1982. He was a perfect example of what it takes to be a great volunteer firefighter and why the department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain Vince Kramer received the first Epworth Fire Department Firefighter of the Year award in 1982.  Shown with Senator Joe Welsh, Vince and Fire Chief Dan McDermott.
Captain Vince Kramer received the first Epworth Fire Department Firefighter of the Year award in 1982. Shown with Senator Joe Welsh, Vince and Fire Chief Dan McDermott.

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ST. FLORIAN'S PRAYER
Patron Saint of Firefighters
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Return us home safely one and all...

 

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