Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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March 13, 2008
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Responses 2019
Jan 23
Feb 17
Mar 26
Apr 14
May 15
Total 95

Responses 2018 - 2015
2018 239
2017 225
2016 199
2015 170

Responses 2014 - 2000
2014 192
2013 177
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
1984 124
1983 115
1982 111
1981 100
1980 100
1979 77
1978 94
1977 97
1976 80
1975 64
1974 63
1973 46
1972 46
1971 50
1970 58

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Can You Fill These Boots?

No Caption Rest in Peace Ike

Retired - Firefighter Gary Wilgenbusch, September 23

The Epworth Fire Department wishes to extend their condolences to Captain Marty Berger, Chief Tom Berger and their families on the passing of their father Ike Berger.
Ike was a past member of the Epworth Fire Department serving 28 years with the department and at the time of his retirement he was serving as Assistant Chief.

... (Full Story & Photos)

Epworth Fire responds to Downtown Structure Fire

Chief Thomas Berger, September 20

On Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 11:19 a.m. the Dubuque County 911 Center received multiple reports of a structure fire at Main Street and Center Avenue in Epworth. The building which houses four businesses and a second floor apartment was found to have smoke throughout the attic area and flames and heat in the apartment. The building owners, Dave and Karen Koss were on site and are also the owners of The Pizza Factory. Epworth Satellite and TV was also open at the time of the fire. Mutual aid assistance was provided by the Farley Fire Department for the county breathing air trailer. 22 ... (Full Story & Photos)

The old Maxwell building on fire in Downtown Epworth shortly after 911 was alerted to the fire.
The old Maxwell building on fire in Downtown Epworth shortly after 911 was alerted to the fire.

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)

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


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