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Posted on: July 20, 2018

WFR Responds to Car Fire

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At 0130 Friday morning WFR responded to a report of a vehicle fire between two structures. On scene a minivan was parked in the reported residence with flames protruding from the hood with heavy smoke.  The van was 6 feet away from two mobile hom...

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Posted on: July 14, 2018

WFR responds to vehicle rollover

Just after 8:45 pm on 7/14/2018, Watertown Fire Rescue units were called to a vehicle rollover approx 3 miles east of town and 1 mile north. Medic 3 and Rescue 51 were dispatched. On arrival crews found a Cadillac Escalade on its passenger side with one v...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue Responded to the report of an airplane crash

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Watertown Fire Rescue Responded to the report of an airplane crash on July 10th at about 7am. WFR responded with 2 Airport Crash Trucks, 1 Fire Engine, and 1 Ambulance. Upon initial units arriving on scene it was found that an airplane had slid off the ru...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

WFR Responds to grass fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a grass fire 8 miles west of Watertown on Hwy 212 Sunday night at about 11:30pm.  Upon arrival, a small fire was found in the ditch on the west side of Hwy 212, by the S Curves.  The fire was started by...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to dumpster fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a dumpster fire on July 4th at about 9pm. Watertown Fire Rescue Responded to 1154 Scout Drive, upon arriving on scene Watertown Fire Rescue found flames coming from a plastic garbage can which was approximately 4 foot in...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

WFR Fireworks Safety and City Ordinance Reminder

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Watertown Fire Rescue would like to share some tips for lighting fireworks safely this Independence Day, as well as sending out this reminder about the City of Watertown's Fireworks Ordinance. Basically if a firework moves after being lit, or it has a rep...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to building fire at Dan O's Marine

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a fire on Sunday June 24th at 10:54 AM at 1900 9th Ave SW, Dan O's Marine.  Upon arrival thin smoke was seen pushing through the ridge vent along the length of the show room building.  Engine 3 crew set...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

WFR Responds to a camper on fire

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Just after 11:45 pm on June 20, 2018, Watertown Fire Rescue crews were called to a camper on fire at 1513 Highway 20 in Watertown. On arrival crews found smoke and flames coming from a Jayco 5th wheel camper. The camper was parked in front of Fireside Cam...

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