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Posted on: April 4, 2019

WFR Responds to car fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a car fire at 1st Ave and 7th St NE just after 2pm on Wednesday April 4th, 2019. On arrival crews found a 4 door passenger vehicle with flames coming out the engine compartment. Crews knocked down the flames and gained a...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

WFR Responds to building fire near Rauville

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to 16576 454th Ave just before 9:30 am 4/1/2019, for a building on fire. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames coming from an approximately 40'x60' Morton Building. Crews were able to access the building and put out the...

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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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