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Posted on: June 3, 2019

WFR Responds to Porch Fire

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WFR crews responded to a porch fire shortly after 9:00 PM last night.  A fire that was burning on a porch and up the side of the house was reported shortly after 9:00 PM last night.  A neighbor arrived home to see a large amount of smoke...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Car Fire

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On May 28, 2019 at 6:25pm, Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the highway near 17432 US Hwy 81 for a car on fire.  This is located about two miles south of Watertown.  Engine 1 responded to the scene where they found a Toyota Camry ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

WFR responds to Pickup and motorcycle crash

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At 1:50 pm WFR responded with Rescue 51 and Medic 4 to 16695 450th Ave for a young male on a motorcycle that was hit by a pickup truck.  The motorcycle operator was wearing a helmet.   He was transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital with in...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Vehicle Crashes Into Post Office

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On May 28, 2019 at 9:14 am, Watertown Fire Rescue and Watertown Police Department were dispatched to the Post Office at 405 Kemp Ave East for a vehicle that collided with the building.

A vehicle driving through the parking lot collided into the front entra...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

WFR responds to Vehicle versus Cow

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Early this morning WFR crews responded to a 1 vehicle accident on Hwy 212 west of Watertown.  The accident occurred near the intersection of 42nd St. SW and Hwy 212.  The accident involved a late model Toyota SUV and a few cattle on the ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

WFR responds to oven fire

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On May 27th at 5:24 Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a call for residential kitchen fire at 614 South Broadway Street. Caller reported the source of the fire as the kitchen stove. 

Upon arrival, Fire crews observed thin smoke was present inside ...

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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 29, 2018

WFR Responds to Kennel Fire

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On the evening of November 28, 2018, WFR was called out to the city of Kranzburg for a reported kennel on fire.  Upon WFR's arrival, the structure was 60% consumed by fire and the contents were fully involved with fire.  A large portion ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

WFR Receives Grant from FireHouse Subs

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WFR Receives a $27,550 Grant from FireHouse Subs for Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.   FireHouse Subs will be having an Event to congratulate the South Dakota organizations that are receiving funds from their Public Safety Foundation. &nb...

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