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Posted on: May 23, 2020

WFR Responds to accident on North Lake Drive

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WFR crews responded to a 2 vehicle accident shortly after 5pm on May 24, 2020 near the 100 block of North Lake Drive. Upon arrival crews found a pickup pulling a empty livestock trailer had collided with a Chevy Blazer. Paramedics assessed and transported...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to multiple accidents

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to multiple motor vehicle accidents on Thursday May 21st. Watertown Fire was dispatched at 7:37 am for a single vehicle accident at Highway 81 and 20th Ave SE. Once on scene crews found a car that had struck a light pole on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

WFR responds to 2 vehicle collision

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Late yesterday afternoon, Watertown Fire Rescue responded, with an Engine and an Ambulance, to a 2 vehicle collision at the corner of Kemp and Hwy 81 SE.  The collision occurred with a single cab pickup and a SUV.  EMS assessed 2 victims...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

WFR responds to Fire Alarm

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a fire alarm at 201 20th Ave SE, Watertown. A passer by’er reported heavy smoke and flames issuing from the buildings roof or chimney as well as the businesses alarm company also notified 911 at 9:21 A.M. this ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

WFR responds to Small Grass Fire North of Watertown

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Late yesterday Afternoon, Watertown Fire Rescue Responded to a small grass fire that started as a controlled burn.  The grass fire started out as a controlled burn in a garbage pit and slowly spread to the outlying area of the pit.  The ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

WFR Responds to 2 vehicle collision

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a 2 vehicle collision on Wednesday evening.  Rescue Teams used the "Jaws of Life" to remove a door in order to safely remove 1 patient from one of the vehicles.  The 2 vehicles were in a T-bon...

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Posted on: May 3, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) responds to house fire

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WFR responded to a house fire at 6:45 am on Sunday, May 3rd at 129 12th St SW. Upon arrival crews found smoke coming from the front door of the house and all occupants were outside of the house. WFR crews made entry into the house and found an area where ...

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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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