Epworth Fire Department

Epworth Fire Department

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Epworth Fire responds to structure fire at 21686 Bethany Lane, Epworth

Chief Thomas Berger, November 27

On Friday, November 27th, 2020 at 7:35 p.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a working structure fire located at 21686 Bethany Lane, Epworth. Upon arrival, firefighters found flames and heavy smoke on the outside of the home near the roofline. The homeowners were not home at the time of the fire and the fire was noticed by a neighbor who called 911. The home is occupied by Thomas and Rita Clemen. Firefighters remained on the scene for an hour and a half. The Epworth Fire Department was also assisted at the scene by the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office ... (Full Story)


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Retired Captain Ronald J. Connolly, 1942-2020.
Retired Captain Ronald J. Connolly, 1942-2020.

In Memory of Retired Captain Ronald J. Connolly

Chief Thomas Berger, October 30

The Epworth Fire Department offers condolences to the family of retired Captain Ronnie Connolly who passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the age of 78. Ronnie served on the Epworth Fire Department for 32 years from 1963-1995. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1976 and to Captain in 1979 - a position he held for 16 years until his retirement. Ron also served as the President of the Epworth Community Volunteer Firemen in 1977. Ron was not only active with the fire department, he was also very active in the community including the Epworth Legion, Little League Baseball and other city committees. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Epworth Fire responds to Machine Shed Fire NE of Bankston

Chief Thomas Berger, October 20

The Epworth Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 23370 North Bankston Road, rural Epworth, on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020. The fire was noticed by the owners who placed a 911 call to the Dubuque County Emergency Communications Center at 0910 hours. The farm is owned by Joe and Ed Wolf. Upon arrival firefighters found a fully engulfed machine shed with mainly farm equipment, tractors and vehicles. Mutual Aid was received from the Holy Cross, Farley and Centralia-Peosta Fire Departments for tanker assistance. Firefighters remained on the scene for over three hours. The ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Epworth Fire responds to Barn Fire

Chief Thomas Berger, May 28

On Thursday, May 28th, 2020 at 4:58 a.m. the Epworth Fire Department was notified by the Dubuque County 911 Center of a working structure fire located at 18742 Prairie Creek Road, Bernard. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully engulfed milking parlor attached to a large free stall barn with fire throughout the buildings. There were over 180 dairy cows in the cattle shed with the majority able to be evacuated. At least one milk cow perished in the smoke. The farm is owned by Weber Brothers Dairy. The Epworth Fire Department would like to thank and commend the family and neighbors who brought ... (Full Story & Photos)

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In Memory of Retired Firefighter Marc Lahey

Chief Thomas Berger, May 24

The Epworth Fire Department would like to express their condolences to the family of Marc Lahey. The "Mink" served the Epworth Community for 22 years and helped numerous families and people during those years. Always a man of few words, but when Marc talked, we listened and as younger firefighters - we learned. May he rest in peace.


Marc J. “Mink” Lahey, 95, of Epworth, IA, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Oak Park Place in Dubuque, Iowa. While his family is sad, the pesky gophers of Dubuque County are breathing a sigh of relief

Because of the unprecedented ... (Full Story)


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