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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to grass fire

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On November 14th at 3:02 PM Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a grass fire 6 miles south of Watertown. Upon arriving on scene crews found a small fire that was burning in a ditch and some cattails in a slough next to the ditch. Crews extinguished th...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

WFR responds, to broken gas line starts kitchen fire

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On November 11th at 8:50 pm WFR responded to structure fire at 1702 14th Ave SE. Fire was the result of a broken gas pipe connecting a kitchen stove to the homes natural gas service. Before WFR arrival the quick thinking home owner shut off gas supply and...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

Fire crew responds to CO alarm

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a call of Carbon Monoxide alarms going off at 723 Kemp Ave W at approximately 11:36PM on Friday November 8th. Upon arrival, engine 4 crew did find that there was CO present in the home and the likely cause of the CO was ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

WFR responds to Fire Alarm set off by Steam

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a general fire alarm at 1029 29th street SE for a general fire alarm at 19:18. Upon arrival crews found the alarm was set off from steam from a food buffet. Crews exchange air in the building with a ventilation fan. Crews...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

WFR responds to a car crash

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On 10-31-19 at 10:33a.m. WFR was called to a 2 vehicle crash that needed the use of the Jaws of life.  WFR responded to the intersection of 164th St. and Sioux Conifer Rd. with rescue 51 and Medic 3.  A pickup and car were found with maj...

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Posted on: October 20, 2019

WFR responds to trailer house fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a mobile home fire at 1014 13th St SW right at Midnight on 10/20/2019. On arrival crews found light smoke and charring coming from the front corner of the trailer house. Crews used tools to remove the siding ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

WFR responds to an apartment fire

Apartment Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue crews were dispatched just before 5:00 pm on 10/19/2019 to 1200 2nd Ave SW #45, for heavy black smoke coming from an apartment complex unit. Once on scene crews found heavy black smoke rolling out of the end unit of single story apar...

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

WFR Responds to Highway 212 Bridge Construction Accident

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Just past 12:30 pm on 10/19/2019 Watertown Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to the bridge construction project on West Highway 212 and 3rd St South for a construction worker who fell approx 30 feet. Engine 4, Medic 5 and Battalion 1 responded. On arrival...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

WFR Responds to 3 Vehicle Accident

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At around 1700 hours yesterday afternoon, WFR responded to a 3 vehicle accident at the corner of 5th St. and 1st Ave. SE.   Watertown Fire Rescue responded with 2 ambulances and a Rescue Truck.   WFR transported 2 injured patients to Pra...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

Residential Collection Customers May Sign Up For Holiday Garbage Collection Notifications

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Watertown Regional Landfill

 Holiday Collection Electronic Notification

 

Residential collection customers may sign up to receive holiday garbage collection date notifications by email or text message on your phone.  To sign up for...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Drug Arrest Report 11.11.19 to 11.17.19

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

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Posted on: November 17, 2019

The Week of Monday, November 18, 2019 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers

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Public Service Announcement

Watertown Sanitation Department

Recycle Update & Paper Recycling

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Is Open Tuesday through Saturday

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Watertown Regional Landfill

Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule for 2019

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Tuesday, October 15th.  The closing date is subj...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Yard Waste Containers Are Available

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Watertown Regional Landfill

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Yard Waste Containers Are Available

The City of Watertown has containers for sale that can be used to store and dispose of yard waste. These containers have wheels and attached lids. 

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Watertown Landfill Load Requirements

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Watertown Regional Landfill

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Watertown Landfill Load Requirements

All vehicles hauling solid waste to the Watertown Landfill or other solid waste management operations shall be adequately secured or covered to pre...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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 Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2019

Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill.  Please bring your resi...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Kemp Ave. 4-Way Stop Installation

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

At 7 AM, on Friday, October 25th, 2019, the Watertown Street Department will be installing “Stop” signs on Kemp Ave. at the intersection of 1st Street W., making this intersection a 4-Way Stop. 

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Every October, the Watertown Street Department asks contractors to discontinue digging in city streets due to the seasonal closure of the asphalt hot mix plant.

Starting Oct. 25, 2019, through May 1st, 2020, only emergency si...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Temporary No Passing Zone

Tractor Hauling Biosolids

The Wastewater Treatment Facility is hauling biosolids on 20th Avenue South between Highway 81 and 17th Street East.  The tractors are making left hand turns into the biosolids application fields and the Wastewater Treatment Facility entrance. &a...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Temporary Sump Pump Variance

Sump Pump Variance

As of October 15th, any home or business that needs to continue operating a sump pump discharging clear water may request a variance to discharge to the sanitary sewer. The temporary variance is normally from October 15th to April 15th and must be renewed...

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