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Posted on: July 11, 2020

WFR Responds to house fire

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At 1:17am Saturday morning Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a house fire in the 200 block of 3rd Ave SE.  Upon arrival fire crews were met with heavy fire on a patio in the rear of the home and the fire was rapidly spreading to the inside ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to multiple calls

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Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a single vehicle roll-over accident on Hwy 20 near the airport at 6pm Tuesday evening.  A vehicle swerved to miss some wildlife on the road and lost control causing the vehicle to roll over.  One o...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

WFR responds to Grass Fire

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 During Watertown’s Independence Day parade, WFR got a call for a grass fire in a shelter belt at 2110 Sioux Conifer Rd. Upon arrival, WFR found grass burning along a shelter belt and heading north into adjoining landowners shelter belt...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

WFR responds to head on collision

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a two vehicle head on collision at 13:29 this afternoon.  Upon arrival, found two full sized vehicles involved in collision.  The two drivers of the vehicle were out of the vehicles prior to our arrival...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Rollover on Interstate 29

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On Monday June 29th around 10 am Watertown Fire Rescue Responded to a rollover on Interstate 29 at mile marker 187. Upon arrival on scene crews found an older van box truck pulling an enclosed trailer that had the left the roadway and entered the ditch fl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

WFR responds to two seperate outside fires

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WFR crews responded to two seperate outside fires. The first call came in just before 9 am for a trailer on fire next to 863 Hidden Valley Drive. Upon arrival crews found a open steel trailer with fire in the front corner of the trailer. Materials in the ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue closing stations to the public

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With the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in South Dakota, Watertown Fire Rescue is taking extra precautions to protect the health and safety of our community members and first responders.

Watertown Fire Rescue has implemented additional personal protectio...

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