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.
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.
The time is near for another Country Breakfast fundraiser. Please join us for food and friends on September 29 from 6:00am to 11:00. Proceeds support the Fire Department.
Firefighters are called on when someone needs help, be it a fire or a rescue. Who do firefighters call for help? Other firefighters! One of our monthly training sessions for July was for those times. We practiced calling for help and different drag techniques. We also practiced quickly removing the bulky protective equipment we wear for fires, specifically to perform CPR.
Wedington responded an engine and tanker to assist Farmington with a house fire on March 10th. No one was injured but the house was severely damaged.