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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Rural Crash

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On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at approximately 12:00pm, Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the intersection of 175th Street and 457th Avenue for a two vehicle accident involving a garbage truck and a pickup truck.  The two vehicles coll...

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Posted on: September 12, 2021

WFR Responds to Possible Building Fire

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WFR responded to a possible building fire, that was called in by several people Sunday night around 9:20pm, about a block south of Perkins.  It was reported the flames were over 20' high prior to WFR's arrival.  Upon ar...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

WFR 9/11 Ceremony Time 7:30 A.M.

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WFR 9/11 Ceremony will be at 7:30 A.M. as planned. It has come to our attention that the Public Opinion has published the incorrect time in today's paper.
Reminder: Ceremony will begin at 7:30 A.M. at 129 1st Ave. NW here in Watertown
Thank You!!

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

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Watertown Fire Rescue members participated along with other local first responders in the stair climb organized by Lake Area Technical College.  The stair climb consists of 110 stories which is the height of each World Trade Center building. &...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

WFR responds to electrical pole on fire

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on August 26th at 3:15 pm Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) was called for a Power pole on fire at the 500 block of 6th St SE.  Fire was contained to the top of the pole, cause of the fire was from a squirrel.  WFR was assisted by Watertown ut...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

WFR responds to multiple alarms during storm

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On August 26th, at 10:00 am Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) responded to Multiple alarms during the storm.  WFR responded to 14th Ave NW and 2nd St NW for Power lines down, IC School for Fire alarm activation, 2030 10th Ave SW for powerlines down, an...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

WFR responds to two vehicle accident

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On Thursday August 26th at 7:00 am, Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) responded to a two vehicle non injury accident at the intersection of highway 81 and 1st Ave NE.  Both Drivers were evaluated by EMS, Neither needed to be transported.  Cras...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

WFR Responds to RV + Garage fire

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WFR responded to a Garage/RV fire this evening at 321 S. Maple St. in Watertown.  When Crews arrived the fully involved RV had spread to the garage just a couple of feet away.  A nearby tree had also ignited and was actively burning. &am...

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