Our 2020 response statistics are now available. Our all-volunteer department ran 202 emergency calls last year. The number one category was fires (29.7%), followed by rescue and EMS responses (18.32%), and false alarms (18.32%). This information is also depicted below. We are thankful that these calls were handled safely and effectively by our well-trained team. … Continue reading 2020 Response Summary
As 2020 wraps up, the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our administrative and operational officers for 2021. Administrative Officers President: Randy ZackVice President: Justin OswaldTreasurer: Jeff BroadhurstSecretary: Jackie Oswald Operational Officers Chief (5101): Matt KrapfDeputy Chief (5102): Brian CarlAssistant Chief (5103): Scott FreemanAssistant Chief (5104): Steve SchafferCaptain (5105): Jeff BroadhurstLieutenant (5106): Justin OswaldChief Engineer: … Continue reading 2021 Department Officer Announcements
You may have noticed that our website looks a little different. Well, that's because it is! We have completely redesigned our website and transitioned to a new web host, WordPress, which will not only give our fire department more flexibility but also save our volunteer fire department approximately $800 per year! Our website and social … Continue reading WVFD Transitions to New Website
If you weren't aware, it's national Fire Prevention Week. Check out this short video to learn about some quick fire safety tips to help keep you and your family safe. https://youtu.be/ISFoWTjGtBk
The Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Rosenbauer Group and Horrocks Fire and Rescue Apparatus to build a new pumper tanker. The pumper tanker will be built by Rosenbauer America at their South Dakota facility. The new 3,000 gallon pumper tanker is expected to be placed into … Continue reading New Pumper Tanker Contract Awarded to Rosenbauer
*FOR WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY*Weisenberg Township is sponsoring an electronics recycling day on 10/10/2020 starting at 9:00am until 12:00pm (or until the trucks are full). Several items can be recycled free of charge. Some items require a fee, payable by cash or check only. For information about what items can be recycled, and which require … Continue reading Fall Electronic Recycling Event 2020
Due to weather conditions, a burn ban has been put into effect for Weisenberg Township on 4/22/20. No burning shall take place.
Due to today’s weather conditions, the Fire Chief has instituted a burn ban for Weisenberg Township. No outside burning shall take place.
As you probably heard, many hospitals, first responders and other essential operations are experiencing a shortage of protective equipment and disinfecting supplies. Here at the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department we are experiencing the same issues. We were fortunate to have some stock of these important supplies prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic and were able to … Continue reading WVFD Needs Your Help!
Spring is brush fire season in our region. Area fields are full of dry crop residue, wooded areas are covered in dry leaves and yards haven’t turned green yet. The mixture of low humidity, high winds and plenty of available items on the ground to burn can make for a very dangerous situation. The Township … Continue reading Important Notice Regarding Open Burning in the Township