May 4th 10am to 12pm Please join us this Saturday to see many public safety groups show how they protect the public and how you can be safer! These groups and more: – Central EMS – NOAA Weather – Ozark’s Electric – Arkansas Poison Center – AirEvac (weather permitting) – Washington County Sheriff’s Department
This Saturday 5pm-8pm Please join your neighbors this Saturday and support a completely volunteer fire department! From the Board of Directors to Auxiliary to the Fire Chief and Firefighters, everyone volunteers their time to protect our community.
Kidde recalls 38 million fire extinguishers Please read this link and ensure you don’t have one of these extinguishers The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017.
We regret to have to cancel these public events due to Covid-19 precautions.
Washington County is in need of a new radio communications system. The current system is more than 15 years old and can not be repaired if it fails do to damage or component failure. This system is used by fire departments, sheriff, many police departments, county ambulance authority and other county departments. Please vote Yes for Radio Communications Funding on March 3rd.
Please join your neighbors on the last Saturday in September for breakfast and support us!
Many people know that when you call 911 for illness or injury an ambulance is sent to your location. This ambulance is staffed with emergency medical technicians(EMT) and they will stabilize and transport you to a hospital if needed. There are typically 2 EMTs: one Basic and one Paramedic. The fire departments in Washington County also send responders to gain access, assess, and give life saving treatment before the ambulance arrives. Many of these responders are trained to EMT-Basic standards. Many more are trained in…
Thanks to many hungry neighbors! You made this Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser a great success! A huge amount of spaghetti and yummy bread was served. Neighbors chatted, won prizes, and helped the fire department continue a great tradition of helping neighbors.
Please join your neighbors for a delicious meal and support us!
Now is a great time to check your home for fire safety! Check fire extinguishers for a manufacture date, if it is over 10 years, replace it! If it has a gauge or other indicator, check it. If you don’t have an extinguisher, purchase one! All fires start small, stop it small! Check your smoke detectors’ manufacture date also, they should be replaced per manufacturer instructions or every 10 years.
Please come enjoy a great breakfast while supporting the Wedington Fire Department.