Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident

Firefighter/EMT Kyle Gansen, November 28

At approximately 3:11 PM on Sunday, November 28th, 2021 Epworth Ambulance and Fire were paged out by Dubuque County dispatch for a single vehicle accident on Monastery Road. The accident occurred at a sharp corner near the intersection of New Melleray RD and Monastery Rd. The vehicle crossed the road and entered the eastbound ditch where it rolled. Both occupants of the vehicle were wearing safety belts and were able to exit the vehicle under their own power. Epworth Units stayed on the scene for a short time and returned back to service. ... (Full Story & Photos)

DRA Awards Epworth Community Fire Department a 2021 Grant

Chief Thomas Berger, November 05

The Epworth Community Fire Department was awarded a 2021 Dubuque Racing Association Grant that allowed for the purchase of firefighting equipment that will be used by firefighters at emergency scenes.

The new collapsible portable fire tank allows for tankers to drop water at fire scenes and return to a water source to refill. The new tank is larger and allows for faster turn around times for tanker shuttle operations. The DRA was instrumental in providing the majority of funding for the project.

The Dubuque Racing Association has awarded over $83,518.00 to the Epworth Community Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

The portable fire tank is utilized at a recent training fire conducted by the Epworth Fire Department
The portable fire tank is utilized at a recent training fire conducted by the Epworth Fire Department

No Caption Epworth Fire Department conducts live fire training exercise

EMT/Firefighter Kyle Gansen, October 25

It has been a busy month for Epworth Fire Department members. On Saturday October 23rd, members from the EFD trained for the 3rd straight week at a farm house on the Monastery property off of McAndrews RD. During a series of evolutions, members from the EFD, Bernard Fire and Farley Fire took turns participating in live fire drills. Fire Drills consisted of fire behavior, fire flow path, hose line advancement and pump operations. Drills started about 7:30am. Live drills were stopped about 9:45am and the house was completely burned to the ground by 11AM. EFD members stayed on the grounds for an ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire prevention week

Firefighter/EMT-P Kyle Knutson, October 12

National Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct 3rd-9th, 2021. The Epworth Fire Department was busy visiting all of the schools in Epworth. This year we were able to reach over 125 kids who participated in our annual program. The EFD demonstrated our equipment and gave tours of our vehicles to the students. During the EFD's presentation, we taught fire safety and let the kids have hands on time with our equipment. We also allowed the opportunity to handle the hoses and spray water. Here are some pictures from the week. The EFD would like to thank the local schools for allowing us to be part ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Epworth Fire Department conducts search and rescue training

Firefighter/EMT Kyle Gansen, October 11

On Monday, Oct 11th the Epworth Fire Department conducted training consisting of search and rescue and advancing hose techniques. This 3 hour class is part of a busy October schedule for EFD members. Members will be training every week in the month of October utilizing a abandoned farm house that was graciously donated to the department. Follow the EFD website for more training updates through the month. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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