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Fire / Ambulance Department
Watertown Fire Rescue is a dedicated2013 Staff Photo organization with 36 full-time firefighters. Watertown Fire Rescue currently has two fully staffed fire stations serving the citizens of Watertown and surrounding Codington County. Our department specializes in public education, fire prevention, fire suppression, advanced life support ambulance services, hazardous materials, technical rescue, and airport rescue and firefighting. We stand by our motto “Always Ready” and are prepared to assist our community in their time of need.

Mission Statement
Watertown Fire Rescue. Always ready. Honored to serve. Proudly committed to our neighbors, our friends, and our families. Serving and protecting our community. Most importantly, sharing a common bond and interest in preserving life and property. Always ready!

Vision Statement
Watertown Fire Rescue will strive to exceed the expectations of our community while aspiring to be a positive example for all Fire and EMS organizations in the area, region, and state.
Latest News
WFR responds to vehicle roll over
Watertown Fire Rescue responded at 1316 to 173rd St near the intersection of 458th Ave for a one vehicle roll over. Read on...
WFR responds to possible car fire
WFR was called to 420 20th Ave SE at 7:30 am for a vehicle that may be on fire. Upon arrival they found a pickup truck with old carpet and construction debris that was smoldering in the pickup bed. Bystanders used a extinguisher to knock down flames. Read on...
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Doug Kranz
Fire Chief
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Don Rowland
Assistant Chief
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Watertown Fire Department

Station 1
129 First Ave. NW
Watertown, SD 57201

Ph: 605-882-5030
Fx: 605-882-5041
Emergency: 911

Station 2
500 Golf Course Rd.
Watertown, SD 57201

Ph: 605-882-5027
FX: 605-885-5028