Fire Department

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Township Fire Department, Inc. – Station 2, Washington

For all non-emergency questions or concerns call 715-834-6868
There are no Fire Numbers in the Town of Washington
Your address should be clearly marked on your home and on your mailbox
The Washington fire station is located within the Town of Washington Municipal Building at 5750 Old Town Hall Road.  The new station built in 2002 is home to 25 firefighters and their equipment and includes 2 fire engines, 2 water tankers, a brush truck, and a rescue/hazardous materials response truck.
The Washington fire station is a part of a larger organization, Township Fire Department, Inc.  Township Fire Department, Inc. (TFD, Inc.) includes fire stations from the towns of Seymour, Washington, Union, Pleasant Valley, and Brunswick.  TFD, Inc. operates these five stations with 21 trucks, two portable pumps, two boats, a four wheeler, six wheeler, and an Argo and approximately 125 active volunteers.
The Washington fire station holds an annual Charcoal Chicken Feed to raise funds for purchasing tools and equipment.  This tradition has been honored from more than 40 years, and continues to be held in May of every year.

Washington Officers (TFD, Inc. Station 2)

Battalion Chief….…………....................…..Aaron Nicholson
Captain………….........……................…....Darrell Dokkestul
Lieutenant……….………………....….............….Issac Stitley
Lieutenant……….………..............…..............James Gutsch
Station Training Officers….............................James Gutsch

Burning Permits

Burning permits (including the use of a burn barrel) may be obtained by applying online at Township Fire Department, Inc. or calling 715-834-6868, Applications can only be made Monday through Friday from 4:30 PM until 8:00 PM, or Saturday 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM. Online applications are preferred whenever possible. 

Burning Hours:

6:00 p.m. to Midnight - Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to Midnight - Saturdays
NO BURNING ON SUNDAYS, HOLIDAYS OR DURING CLOSED BURNING PERIODS.
Wind speed and humidity will determine if permits will be issued.

Open Burning:

Only dry, combustible materials can be burned - such as trees, brush, untreated &
unpainted lumber, yard waste and clean paper products.
SOMEONE MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE FIRE UNTIL IT IS COMPLETELY OUT.

Closed Burning:

Township Fire Dept., Inc. may prohibit all burning during prolonged dry periods or when other conditions make burning hazardous.

Violations:

Punishable by a fine of up to $500.00 + court costs, up to 90 days imprisonment, or both, and assessment of actual costs for suppressing unauthorized fires.
Please check out the Township Fire Department, Inc. web site for further information.