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Posted on: May 21, 2022

WFR responds to a vehicle that drove into a building

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WFR was called to the building where Pearl Vision is located at 903 29 St SE at 430 pm. Upon arrival we found a Chevrolet suburban that had driving through the glass windows of Pearl vision and had one occupant inside the vehicle. Crews were able to get t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Watertown Fire Responds to Injury Accident

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   At approximately 1400 hours on May 18th, Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the report of a two vehicle accident with injuries at the Intersection of Highway 81 and 3rd Avenue NE. Multiple patients were reported in the initial di...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

WFR Responds to Out of Control Burn Pit

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Crews responded to a fire that escaped a burn pit into a nearby shelterbelt.  3 Brush trucks and a water tender responded to 44854 169th Street, for a burn pit fire that spread from the pit to nearby brush.  On scene crews observed a bur...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to a Camper Fire

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On 05/09/2022 at approximately 12:40 PM Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the area of 216 2nd St SW for a camper that was on fire.  Upon arrival fire crews found a 5th wheel camper heavily involved in fire in the alley.  There were...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Glacial Lakes Energy for a Dryer Fire

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On 05/09/2022 at approximately 7:00 pm, Watertown Fire Rescue received a call for an alarm at Glacial Lakes Energy.  While responding to the scene, fire units noticed smoke in the area of the plant.  Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

WFR responds to Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. One patient was transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital with serious injuries. 

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

WFR Responds to commercial building fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue was called to a general fire alarm at 3516 9th Ave SW, on Tuesday May 3rd, 2022, just after 4pm. On arrival crews met with the business employees who state that they have a couple electric breakers that keep tripping and some lights ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Kranzburg for Fire

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On the evening of 04/27/2022 at approximately 5:30pm, Watertown Fire Rescue responded with three apparatus to 201 W Hwy 212, Kranzburg for a fire.  Upon arrival Watertown Fire Rescue crews found 3 scrap vehicles on fire in a salvage yard. &nb...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Watertown Fire responds to Outlet Fire

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Shortly after 0800 this morning, Crews responded to a possible fire at 2002 11th Ave. SW.  Crews were met by the occupant of dwelling upon arrival.  After direction from the occupant, crews made entry to find an electric outlet smolderin...

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