• Oil Sheen Found in Fond du Lac River

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 19, 2017 1:56:00 PM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 19, 2017 For Immediate Release Oil Sheen Found in Fond du Lac ... read more

  • Bright Yellow DIscharge Into Fond du Lac River

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 12, 2017 7:40:00 AM

    May 11, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Troy Haase, Division Chief 920-539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov Bright Yellow Discharge Into Fond du Lac River Triggers Hazardous Materials Response Fond du Lac, WI: On May 11, 2017 at 1:34 pm. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue (FDLFR) responded to a report of a “yellow clo ... read more

  • Fire On Front Porch Quickly Extinguished

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 1, 2017 9:08:00 AM

    Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 921-322-3802 poleary@fdl.wi.gov Fire On Front Porch Quickly Extinguished Fond du Lac, WI: On April 30, 2017 at 8:05 p.m. responded to 227 4th Street for a reported house on fire. Police arrived just before fire crews and were able to alert the first floor ... read more

  • 2017 Special Events Application

    Category:  Permits
    Published: January 26, 2017 8:05:00 AM

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  • Fire Destroys Garage and Two Automobiles

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 18, 2017 10:16:00 AM

    Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief poleary@fdl.wi.gov 920-322-3802 Fire Destroys Garage And Two Automobiles Fond du Lac, WI: On Sunday January 8, 2017 at 1:53 a.m. FDLFR was dispatched to 132 E. Cotton St. for a reported garage on fire. Upon arrival fire crews encountered a fully involved ... read more

  • Fire Severely Damages Fond du Lac Businesses

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 5, 2016 10:27:00 AM

    Fond du Lac, WI: On Saturday December 3, 2016 at 6:20 a.m. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue was dispatched to 68 John Street for a reported automobile on fire near the building. FDL Police arrived and advised auto and the building near where the car was parked was also on fire. The building is subdivided ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Residence

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 6, 2016 2:20:00 PM

    September 3, 2016 Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-322-3802 office Fire Damages Fond du Lac Residence Fond du Lac, WI: On Saturday September 3, 2016 at 6:44 p.m. FDLFR was dispatched for a report of smoke coming from a home at 432 Walker St. Upon arrival fire crews were told the lone ... read more

  • Fire Extinguished in Dust Collection System

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 2, 2016 7:41:00 AM

    September 2, 2016 Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-322-3802 office 920-251-9806 cellular Fire Extinguished In Dust Collection System Fond du Lac, WI: On Friday September 2, 2016 at 1:08 a.m. FDLFR was called to Mercury Marine Plant 17 for a reported fire in the dust collection system. ... read more

  • Fire Severly Damages Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 29, 2016 3:01:00 PM

    Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief 920-251-9806 CELLULAR Fire Severely Damages Fond du Lac Home Fond du Lac, WI: On Friday August 26, 2016 at 4:20 p.m. FDLFR responded to a report of smoke coming from the house at 142 Central Avenue. Upon arrival crews encountered heavy fire conditions inside the home whic ... read more

  • Two Injured In Overnight House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 29, 2016 2:55:00 PM

    Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief 920-251-9806 CELLULAR Two Injured In Overnight House Fire Fond du Lac, WI: On Saturday August 27, 2016 at 2:00 a.m. FDLFR responded to a report of house on fire at 313 E. 2nd Street. Upon arrival crews encountered heavy fire conditions in a second floor bedroom. Fire crew ... read more

  • Apartment Fire Displaces Residents in Fond du Lac

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 19, 2016 7:29:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov August 18, 2016 Media Release Apartment Fire Displaces Residents i ... read more

  • Adult Male Boater Injured by Boat Propeller

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 13, 2016 6:54:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 12, 2016 Adult male boater injured after being hit by boat pro ... read more

  • Recalled Dehumidifier Causes Fire In Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 9, 2016 11:22:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 9, 2016 Recalled Dehumidifier Causes Fire in Home FOND DU LAC, ... read more

  • Hazardous Materials Teams Responds for Unknown Chemical

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 3, 2016 1:02:00 PM

    Contact: Assistant Chief Erick Gerritson egerritson@fdl.wi.gov 920-539-7071 cell Hazardous Materials Team Responds for Unknown Chemical Fond du Lac, WI: Early Friday morning, June 3, 2016 at 12:50 a.m., Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue was dispatched to 136 West Scott St., the BP Kwik Mart, for a suspiciou ... read more

  • Reported Car Fire Destroys Large 2-Story Garage

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 3, 2016 10:04:00 AM

    Contact: Division Chief Troy Haase thaase@fdl.wi.gov 920-539-8994 cell Reported Car Fire Destroys Large 2-Story Garage Fond du Lac, WI: On Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 6:28 p.m. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue was dispatched to 466 W. Division for an automobile fully involved in fire parked next to a garage. ... read more

  • Sprinkler System Contains Fire at Mercury Marine

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 2, 2016 10:18:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 28, 2016 M ... read more

  • Fire Destroys Fond du Lac Bar & Restaurant

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: February 24, 2016 1:20:00 PM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov Fire Destroys Fond du Lac Bar & Restaurant Fond du Lac, WI: On February ... read more

  • Fire Damages Garage

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 29, 2016 8:24:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov January 26, 2016 Fire Damages Garage Fond du Lac, WI: On January 26, 2016, ... read more

  • Local Restaurant Damaged in Early Morning Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 8, 2016 2:33:00 PM

    Contact: Peter O’Leary Fire Chief 920-322-3802 direct 920-251-9806 cell January 8, 2016 Local Restaurant Damaged In Early Morning Fire Fond du Lac, WI: On Friday January 8, 2016 at 5:25 a.m. crews were called to the Rolling Meadows Restaura ... read more

  • Occupant Rescued from Structure Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 14, 2015 12:31:00 PM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov December 14, 2015 Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue Saves Occupant from Structur ... read more

  • Overnight Fire Guts Fond du Lac Duplex

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 1, 2015 9:43:00 AM

    December 1, 2015 Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-251-9806 Cell poleary@fdl.wi.gov Overnight Fire Guts Fond du Lac Duplex Fond du Lac, WI: On Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 3:05 a.m. FDLFR was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 307 W. 2nd Street. Upon arrival fire crews encountered ... read more

  • Smoke Alarms Alert Residents of Bedroom Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 30, 2015 8:26:00 AM

    November 30, 2015 Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-251-9806 cell poleary@fdl.wi.gov Smoke Alarms Alert Residents Of Bedroom Fire Fond du Lac, WI: On Monday November 30, 2015 at 5:45 a.m. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue were called to 115 Rose Ave for a reported fire in a upstairs bedroom. Upon ... read more

  • Small Fire At Pier School Quickly Extinguished - No Injuries

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 6, 2015 11:50:00 AM

    Friday November 6, 2015 Contact: Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief, 920-251-9806 cell Small Fire At Pier School Quickly Extinguished—No Injuries Fond du Lac, WI: On Friday November 6, 2015 at 8:47 a.m. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue was dispatched to a report of a fire at Pier Elementary School at 259 Old ... read more

  • Brush Fire on Interstate 41 @ Hwy 151 Closes Southbound On-ramp

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: October 27, 2015 4:06:00 PM

    Tuesday October 27, 2015 Contact: Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief, 920-251-9806 Brush Fire On Interstate 41 at Highway 151 Closes Southbound Onramp Fond du Lac, WI: On October 27, 2015, at 2:50 p.m. Fond du Lac Fire Rescue responded to a reported brush fire on Interstate 41 south of Highway 151. The fir ... read more

  • Car Strikes Train at Scott Street Grade Crossing

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 17, 2015 7:59:00 AM

    August 17, 2015 News Release City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue For Immediate Release Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief 920-251-9806 cell poleary@fdl.wi.gov Car Strikes Train at Scott Street Grade Crossing Fond du Lac, WI: On Monday August 17, 2015 at 2:52 a.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue department r ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Residence

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 6, 2015 7:30:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC FIRE / RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov August 5, 2015 Fire ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Garage

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 3, 2015 8:13:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov August 1, 2015 Fire Damages Fond du lac Garage Fond du Lac, WI: On ... read more

  • Local Firefighters Team with Green Bay Packers and the PFFW to Protect Children

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 13, 2015 1:05:00 PM

    July 13, 2015 Local Fire Fighters Team with Packers and the PFFW to Protect Children It was announced today that the Fond du Lac Fire Fighters will join the Green Bay Packers and the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin in what will be called the Fill-the-Helmet campaign which will provide child ... read more

  • Gas Leak Displaces Residents in Fond du Lac

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 9, 2015 4:09:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov July 9, 2015 Gas Leak ... read more

  • Fire Destroys Three Story Abandoned Convent

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 8, 2015 3:16:00 PM

    FOND DU LAC FIRE / RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 6, 2015 Fire Dest ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 26, 2015 8:37:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC FIRE / RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Beer Assistant Chief of Operations (920)-322-3837 (920)-251-9809 sbeer@fdl.wi.gov May 24, 2015 Fire Damages ... read more

  • Emergency Medical Services Week - Open House

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 19, 2015 10:13:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov May 18, 2015 Media Advisory Wh ... read more

  • Five Acre Marsh Burns Closing Highway 45

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 5, 2015 8:15:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 30, 2015 Five Acre Marsh Burns Closing Highway 45 Fond du Lac, ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Strategic Plan

    Category:  Strategic Plan
    Published: April 20, 2015 11:40:00 AM

    Please click here to view the full strategic plan.

  • Fond du Lac Fire / Rescue Awards

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 17, 2015 8:11:00 AM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 16, 2015 Media Advisory Fond du Lac, WI: Each year, Fond du ... read more

  • Gas Leak Closes Road in Fond du Lac

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 13, 2015 12:46:00 PM

    IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 13, 2015 Gas Leak Closes Road in Fond du L ... read more

  • Boat Catches Fire Outside Recycling Center

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 13, 2015 12:45:00 PM

    Monday April 13, 2015 Contact: Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief, 920-251-9806 Boat Catches Fire Outside Recycling Center Fond du Lac, WI: On April 13, 2015 at 9:50 a.m. FDLFR responded to a reported boat on fire in the 200 Block of Morris Ct. Upon arrival fire crews encountered heavy smoke and flames c ... read more

  • Alert Passerby Notifies Family of Chimney Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 13, 2015 9:19:00 AM

    Friday April 10, 2015 Contact: Peter O'Leary, Fire Chief, 920-251-9806 Alert Passerby Notifies Family Of Chimney Fire Fond du Lac, WI: On April 10, 2015 at 9:50 p.m. FDLFR responded to a reported chimney fire with flames coming out of the chimney at 178 University Ave. Upon arrival fire crews e ... read more

  • Carelessly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 7, 2015 9:35:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 3, 2015 Media ... read more

  • Unauthorized Website Use

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: March 25, 2015 8:53:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov March 25, 2015 Media Release On Tuesday March 24, ... read more

  • Information Required for a Burn Permit

    Category:  Permits
    Published: February 4, 2015 12:01:00 AM

    Information Required For A Burn Permit Name of Landowner, address, phone number Burn location Objective of the burn Preferred burn date, alternate burn date Burn Plan Map - aerial photo identifying the following Location of burn area Type, size and location of the firebreaks Test burn location Slo ... read more

  • Media Press Release - 2014 Narcan Statistics

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 21, 2015 9:36:00 AM

    Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chiefpoleary@fdl.wi.gov920-322-3802 Direct Line January 21, 2015 Media Advisory What: Narcan Statistics 2014 When: Friday January 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Where: Fond du Lac Fire Department, Fire Station 1 Fond du Lac, WI: The City of Fond du Lac Fire/R ... read more

  • FDL Fire Extinguishes Fire in Vacant Building

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 20, 2015 1:12:00 PM

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov January 13, 2015 Immediate Release Fond du Lac Fire Department Extinguishes Fire in Vacant Building Fond du Lac, WI - On Tuesday, January ... read more

  • Improperty Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Small Apartment Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 20, 2015 1:11:00 PM

    On January 1, 2015, at 1:35 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to 82 N. Berger Parkway for a reported apartment building fire. On arrival fire crews found a small fire burning outside a first floor unit. The fire burned through theouter wall and began to burn part of the interior struc ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Fire Firefighters Battle House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 21, 2014 10:19:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday, November 21, 2014 at 8:10 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 180 Ledgeview Avenue. Upon arrival fire and smoke was venting through the windows. First in engine crew encountered heavy fire conditions in the front of the str ... read more

  • Dust Collector Fire Extinguished at Mercury Marine Plant 98

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 13, 2014 7:41:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday November 10 , 2014 at 2:36 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of building evacuation for unknown reason at Plant 98 at Mercury Marine. Upon arrival fire crews were met by plant personnel who reported that a fire had occurred in a dust colle ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Fire Department Supports Statewide Carbon Monoxide Detector Awareness

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 7, 2014 10:33:00 AM

    November 7, 2014 Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-322-3802 office 920-251-9806 cell Fond du Lac Fire Department Supports Statewide Carbon Monoxide Detector Awareness Fond du Lac, WI: With the winter heating season now upon us in Wisconsin, several fire safety advocates have teamed ... read more

  • Assistant Chief Earns Executive Fire Officer Certificate

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 5, 2014 10:14:00 AM

    November 5, 2014 Assistant Chief Earns Executive Fire Officer Certificate FOND DU LAC, WI – Assistant Fire Chief Todd Janquart has earned Executive Fire Officer (EFO) status after completing a four year program at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The EFO program requires ... read more

  • Residents Safely Escape Two Story House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 4, 2014 7:39:00 AM

    November 3, 2014 Residents Safely Escape Overnight Fire FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday November 3, 2014 at 1:40 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire at 264 E. First Street. First in engine crew found heavy fire conditions in the rear of the structure. ... read more

  • House Fire Caused by Carless Use of Smoking Materials

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 8, 2014 7:22:00 AM

    Fond du Lac, WI: On September 7, 2014 at 2:47 p.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department were called for the report of a house fire at 124 South Military Road. Upon arrival fire department personnel encountered fire conditions on the second floor exterior of the 2-story wood frame residence. Fir ... read more

  • Fire Damages Occupied Fond du Lac Duplex - No Injuries

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 2, 2014 7:28:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govAugust 31, 2014Media Release Fire Damages ... read more

  • Gas Leak Closes Road in Fond du Lac

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 25, 2014 6:55:00 AM

    Fond du Lac, WI: On August 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak in the area of South Hickory and West Rolling Meadows Drive. A construction company was working in the area working when they struck a natural gas service line. Upon arrival fire crews ... read more

  • Fire Crews Respond to Report of Capsized Sailboat

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 30, 2014 7:31:00 AM

    Fond du Lac-- On July 29, 2014 at 6:29 p.m. The FDLFD responded to the area of the Lighthouse at Lakeside Park for a report of a capsized sailboat with two victims in the water of Lake Winnebago who were both wearing personal flotation devices. Upon the arrival of police and fire units located the ... read more

  • Quick Acting Construction Worker Extinguishes Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 25, 2014 2:26:00 PM

    Fond du Lac, WI: On July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM the Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched for a commercial building fire at 1674 Fox Ridge Drive. Upon arrival the fire was extinguished. Nearby construction workers observed the fire from down the road, rushed over to the building, and extinguis ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Fire Department Responds to Ammonia Leak

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 24, 2014 4:06:00 PM

    Fond du Lac, WI: On July 23, 2014, at 23:45 PM the Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to the smell of ammonia at 356 Dixie Street. Upon arrival fire crews monitored immediate area around the building and found low readings. The hazmat team was activated, members entered the structure, and ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Hotel Received Extensive Fire Damage

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 23, 2014 11:25:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI – On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 9:11 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a fire at the Comfort Inn at 77 Holiday Lane. Upon our arrival, smoke and flames were visible on the exterior of the 78 unit hotel. The fire was extinguished, but not before it caused extensi ... read more

  • Alert Resident Keeps Dryer Fire From Spreading

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 10, 2014 3:01:00 PM

    Alert Resident Keeps Dryer Fire from Spreading Fond du Lac, WI: On July 10, 2014, at 12:56 PM the Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to a reported dryer fire at 565 Marshall Avenue. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke in the structure. The residents informed them that the dryer was ... read more

  • Morning Apartment Fire Displaces Resident

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 10, 2014 10:14:00 AM

    Morning Apartment Fire Displaces Resident Fond du Lac, WI: On July 8, 2014, at 9:21 AM the Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to a reported apartment fire at 180 North Butler Street. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke in the structure and performed search and rescue. They were abl ... read more

  • Small Brush Fire Causes Burns to Resident

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 7, 2014 8:53:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJuly 6, 2014 Media Release Smal ... read more

  • Fire Chief Earns Top Honor

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 30, 2014 3:23:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 30, 2014 Immediate Release Fire Chief Earns Top Honor Fond ... read more

  • Alert Neighbor Sees Smoke and Calls 9-1-1

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 26, 2014 10:27:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 June 25, 2014 Alert Neighbor Sees Smoke and Phones 9-1-1 FOND DU LAC, WI – On 06-25-14 at 12:26 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to 132 E. Cotton St. for a reported house on fire. An alert ... read more

  • Vehicle Collides with Multi-Unit Apartment

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 11, 2014 8:44:00 AM

    Contact: Division Chief Troy Haase, Fond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 June 10, 2014 Vehicle Collides With Multi-unit Apartment FOND DU LAC, WI – On Tuesday, June 4, 2014 at 10:11 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of vehicle collision with a mult ... read more

  • Basement Fire Damages Condo Unit Complex

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 5, 2014 3:26:00 PM

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 June 4, 2014 Basement Fire Damages Condo Unit Complex FOND DU LAC, WI – On Wednesday June 4, 2014 at 3:32 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of heavy black smoke coming from 61 U ... read more

  • Unattended Cooking Leads to Kitchen Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 30, 2014 7:17:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov May 28, 2014 Immediate Release Fond du Lac,WI - On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 4:12 PM the Fond du ... read more

  • Man Seriously Injured in ATV Crash at City ATV Park

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 19, 2014 9:38:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O'LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 May 17, 2014 Man Seriously Injured In ATV Crash AT City ATV Park FOND DU LAC, WI. – On Saturday May 17, 2014 at 3:01 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a person seriously injured i ... read more

  • FDL Fire Departments Holds EMS Open House

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 19, 2014 9:36:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LACFIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov May 19, 2014 Media Advisory Wha ... read more

  • Outdoor Fire Pit / Fireplace Information

    Category:  Ordinances
    Published: April 29, 2014 10:57:00 AM

    1. No recreational fire may be started or allowed to continue burning unless such recreational fire is fully contained within an approved fire pit or outdoor fireplace. An approved fire pit is any below ground dug pit not greater than 36 inches inside diameter (inside edge of the pit to the insi ... read more

  • FDL Firefighters Fight Brush Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 24, 2014 10:52:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase, DivisionChief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807, (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 23, 2014 Immediate Release Fond du Lac Fire Department Fights Brush Fire Fond du Lac, WI - On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 7:15 PM the Fond du ... read more

  • Unattended Grease Fire Quickly Exingiushed - One Person Injured

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 24, 2014 10:46:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O'LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 April 23, 2014 Unattended Grease Fire Quickly Extinguished—One Person Injured FOND DU LAC, WI. – On Wednesday April 23, 2014 at 5:55 p.m. the Fonddu Lac Fire Department responded to a report of kitchen ... read more

  • Hwy 41 Vehicle Fire

    Published: April 18, 2014 10:30:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATERELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govApril 17,2014 Media Release Highway 41Vehicle Fire Fo ... read more

  • Milk Transport Vehicle Rollover

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 3, 2014 2:53:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 3, 2014 Media Release Milk Tra ... read more

  • Residental Electrical Fire Quickly Extinguished

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: March 10, 2014 3:40:00 PM

    For Immediate Release Residential Electrical Fire Quickly Extinguished Fond du Lac, WI: On March 9, 2014 at 7:40 p.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 76 E. Merrill Ave 394. Upon arrival companies wet met by residents who said an electrical outlet w ... read more

  • Firefighters Rescue Woman from Burning House

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: March 3, 2014 3:07:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LACFIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov For Immediate Release Firefighters Rescue WomanFrom Hous ... read more

  • Firefighters Respond to House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: February 18, 2014 2:47:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJanuary 24, 2014Media Release #1Fire Dama ... read more

  • Electrical Fire At Fond du Lac Business

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: February 12, 2014 2:48:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govFebruary 12, 2014Media Release ... read more

  • Fire Causes Minor Damage to Residence / Garage

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: February 6, 2014 2:47:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov February 5, 2014 Immediate Release Fire Causes Minor Damages to Fo ... read more

  • Firefighters Battle House Fire in Frigid Temperatures

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 24, 2014 11:07:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov January 24, 2014Media Release #1 ... read more

  • Pickup Truck Destroyed in Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 3, 2014 8:27:00 AM

    Pickup Truck Destroyed In Fire Fond du Lac, WI – On December 25, 2013 at 11:42 a.m. the FDLFD responded to a report of a pickup truck totally involved in fire near the building at the Blue Line Family Ice Center at 550 Fond du Lac Avenue. When companies arrived they found a truck near the e ... read more

  • Fire Destroys Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 16, 2013 10:51:00 AM

    Press Release From The City of Fond du Lac Fire Department December 9, 2013 Contact: Division Chief Troy Haase 920-539-8994 Fire Destroys Fond du Lac Home Fond du Lac, WI: On December 9, 2013 at 9:02 a.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 65 N. H ... read more

  • Firefighters fight fire at Sadoff Iron & Metal

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: October 14, 2013 2:20:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE MMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov October 10, 2013 Media Release #1 Fir ... read more

  • FDL Fire Department receives two Mercury inflatable rescue boats

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: October 14, 2013 2:03:00 PM

    October 11, 2013 Media Advisory What: FDL Fire Dept. Demonstrates New Rescue Boats for the Media When: October 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.Where: Location to Be Determined—Meet at FDL Fire Station 1 Fond du Lac, WI: The Fond du Lac Fire Department (FDLFD) recently took delivery of two Mercury ... read more

  • Fire Prevention Week Kickoff - Kitchen Fire Demonstration

    Published: October 1, 2013 3:09:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Troy HaaseDivision Chief of Fire Prevention(920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994thaase@fdl.wi.gov What: Fire Prevention Press ConferenceWhen: October 4, 2013 at 11:00 AMWhere: Forest Mall, Kohl’s Front Parking Lot, 913 West Johnson Street ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Residence

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 23, 2013 10:22:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O'LearyFond du Lac Fire Department920-322-3802 920-251-9806 (cell)September 18, 2013Fire Damages Fond du Lac ResidenceFond du Lac, WI - On Wednesday September 18, 2013 at 7:38 p.m. Fond du Lac firefighters responded to a report of house on fire at 38 N. Hickory St. Upon arrival ... read more

  • Rooftop HVAC Unit Fire - Manor Care Nursing Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 17, 2013 8:31:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov September 17, 2013 Media Release QuickCi ... read more

  • Gas Leak At Mercury Marine

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 11, 2013 2:27:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase, Division Chief of Fire Prevention(920) 322-3807(920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov September 10, 2013 Media Release #1 Gasoline Spill Slows Production at Mercury Marine On Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:17 p.m., the City of Fon ... read more

  • Discarded Smoking Materials Cause of House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 5, 2013 3:47:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govSeptember 5, 2013Media Release #1Fire Da ... read more

  • Third Street House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 5, 2013 9:32:00 AM

    For Immediate Release August 2, 2013 Contact:Division Chief Troy Haase920-539-8994 House Fire Displaces Fond du Lac Resident Fond du Lac, WI—On August 2, 2013 at 3:48 p.m. The Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of house on fire at 352 Third Street. Upon arrival fire crews ... read more

  • Gas Leak Displaces Residents

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 22, 2013 8:05:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LACFIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJuly 19, 2013Gas Leak Displaces ... read more

  • Natural Gas Fire Damages FDL Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 17, 2013 3:20:00 PM

    CITY OF FONDDU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATERELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJuly 17, 2013 Media Release #1 Na ... read more

  • Tractor-Trailer Fire on NB Off Ramp of Hwy 41

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 11, 2013 3:54:00 PM

    July 11, 2013 Contact:Peter O'LearyFire Chief920-322-3802 Fond du Lac, WI—On July 11, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. The Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of tractor-trailer on fire on the Northbound off Ramp of WI 41 at Johnson Street. Upon arrival fire crews found a fire in the rear o ... read more

  • Stove Fire Causes Damage to Apartment

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: July 1, 2013 10:49:00 AM

    CITY OF FONDDU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATERELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJune 28,2013MediaRelease Stove FireCauses Damage ... read more

  • Fire In Scrap Metal Shredder

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 27, 2013 8:20:00 AM

    For Immediate Release Contact:Peter O'LearyFire Chief 920-322-3802 Fond du Lac, WI-- On Wednesday June 26, 2013 at 4:47 p.m. Fond du Lac FireDepartment was dispatched to Sadoff Iron and Metal 251 W. Arndt for a fire in ascrap metal shredder. The fire involvded scrap materials within a structure as ... read more

  • Firefighters Quickly Extinguish House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 18, 2013 8:19:00 AM

    Contact: Fire Chief Peter O’LearyCity of Fond du Lac920-322-3802920-251-9806poleary@fdl.wi.gov June 13, 2013 Reported House Fire QuicklyExtinguished Fond du Lac, WI – On June 13, 2013 at 9:55 p.m. the FDLFD was dispatched to 111 E. Johnson St. for a report of a structure fire. Upon ar ... read more

  • 2 Alarm Fire Destroys Downtown Fond du Lac Business

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 18, 2013 8:17:00 AM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov June 8, 2013 Media Release #2 Extra ... read more

  • Firefighters respond to Garage Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 18, 2013 8:02:00 AM

    CITY OF FONDDU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATERELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.govJune 8, 2013MediaRelease #1Fire D ... read more

  • Unattended Cooking Fire Injures One - displaces family

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 23, 2013 2:20:00 PM

    Contact: Fire Chief PeterO’Leary City of Fond du Lac 920-322-3802 920-251-9806 poleary@fdl.wi.gov May 23, 2013 Unattended CookingFire Injures One-displaces family Fond du Lac, WI – On May 22, 2013 at 10:34 p.m. the FDLFD responded to a “fire out” investigation at 27 5 ... read more

  • Afternoon Apartment Fire Displaces 25 Residents

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 8, 2013 2:40:00 PM

    CITY OF FOND DU LAC FIRE/RESCUEIMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov May 2, 2013Media Release #1 Afternoon ... read more

  • Fire Damages Upper Unit of Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 23, 2013 2:32:00 PM

    Fire at 83 6th Street

    Contact: Troy Haase Division Chief of Fire Prevention (920) 322-3807 (920) 539-8994 thaase@fdl.wi.gov April 18, 2013 Media Release #1 Fire Damages Upper Unit of Fond du Lac Home ... read more

  • Construction Work Causes Gas Main Break

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 23, 2013 10:09:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3802 (920) 251-9806 April 22, 2013 Construction Work Causes Gas Main Break FOND DU LAC, WI—On 4-22-13 at 9:49 a.m. the Fond du Lac FireDepartment was dispatched ... read more

  • Car Fire Damages Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 23, 2013 10:07:00 AM

    Contact: Assistant Chief Todd Janquart Fond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3839 (920) 251-9810 April 21, 2013 Car fire damages home FOND DU LAC, WI – On Sunday April 21, 2013 at 4:30 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a car on fire at 595 East Scott Street. U ... read more

  • Apartment Fire Injures One Person

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 23, 2013 9:59:00 AM

    Contact: Assistant Chief Todd Janquart Fond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3839(920) 251-9810 April 20, 2013 Apartment fire injures one person FOND DU LAC, WI– On Saturday April 20, 2013 at 2:34 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Departmentresponded to a report of a fire inside apartment A106 at 8 ... read more

  • Firefighter Battle House Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: February 12, 2013 10:38:00 AM

    Fire at 93 E. 13th Street Residence

    Contact: Assistant Chief Steve BeerFond du Lac Fire Department (920) 251-9809 February 8, 2013 House Fire FOND DU LAC, WI – On Friday February 8, 2013 at 11:47 a.m. the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to 93 East 13th Street for a report of a house on fire. Upon arrival, fir ... read more

  • FDL Firefighters Support Breast Cancer Awareness Fund

    Published: February 8, 2013 12:10:00 PM

    Steve Pieper and other Fond du Lac firefighters sold Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts during the month of October to show support for two wives of local firefighters who recently went through breast cancer treatment. They raised a total of $2,500.The Fond du Lac Firefighters Local 400 Charitable Fun ... read more

  • FDL Firefighters Fight Fire In Bitter Cold Temps

    Published: February 4, 2013 2:54:00 PM

    Fond du Lac fire fighters braved the cold temps near zero and wind chill well below zero to battle a residential fire at 211 East 2nd Street on Friday, February 1, 2013. Nobody was injured in a fire that has caused extensive damage to a Fond du Lac home. Firefighters were called to the scene on the ... read more

  • Burn Awareness Week - February 3 - 9, 2013

    Published: January 31, 2013 3:03:00 PM

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Urges Burn Awareness

    Feb. 3- 9 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals forChildren will kick off its annual burn prevention campaign. This year’s focusis on teaching children and adults how to “Be Burn Aware,” especially at home,with a particular emphasis on preventing scald bu ... read more

  • Lake Winnebago Water Rescue

    Published: January 30, 2013 8:12:00 AM

    Time was not on the side of a 47-year-old Fond du Lac man who was rescued from the icy waters of Lake Winnebago last Friday night after his snowmobile went in.The two Fond du Lac firefighters who rescued Kelly Milam talked about it withthe press Tuesday. Lieutenant Rick Gerritson says Milam was fort ... read more

  • FDL Fire Department Rides for Charity

    Published: January 24, 2013 9:49:00 AM

    The Fond du Lac Fire Department recently participated in Super Spin Saturday held on January 19, 2013 at the Fond du Lac YMCA. This indoor biking fundraiser benefits United Hearts for Health, a health partnership linking Fond du Lac with Rosita,Nicaragua. Every dollar raised makes a lasting impressi ... read more

  • 5 Firefighter/Paramedics Take The "Oath of Office"

    Published: January 23, 2013 4:16:00 PM Phil Seibel & Ben Kooiman

    Fond du Lac Fire Department Welcomes 5 Firefighters/Paramedics As Full Members

    January 9, 2012 began a year long probation period for the most recent hires of the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department. During their first year, probation firefighters are involved in extensive fire and EMS training and gain thorough knowledge of department policies and procedures. Upon completion ... read more

  • Stove fires - the leading cause of all residential building fires and injuries

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 23, 2013 2:33:00 PM

    According to a new report from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), cooking remained the leading cause of all residential building fires and injuries for the period 2008-2010. The report, Cooking Fires in Residential Buildings (2008-2010), addresses the characteristics of these fires and is based on ... read more

  • Fire at McDonalds on West Johnson Street

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 18, 2013 11:24:00 AM

    Fire Quickly Extinguished at McDonald's Restaurant on West Johnson Street

    FOND DU LAC, WI – On January 18, 2013 at 6:09 a.m., the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire inside the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 770 West Johnson Street. Upon arrival, fire crews observed heavy black smoke coming from the roof vent. All people ... read more

  • Overnight Fire Destroys Home--Woman Jumps from Window to Escape Fire

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: June 11, 2012 12:03:00 PM

    Contact:Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920)322-3802 (920)251-9806 June 11,2012 Overnight Fire Destroys Home—Woman Jumps from Window to Escape Fire FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday June 11, 2012 at 1:45 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of ... read more

  • Overnight Fire Damages Several Cars in Used Car Lot

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: May 30, 2012 12:44:00 PM

    Contact:Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920)322-3802 (920)251-9806 May 26, 2012 Overnight Fire Damages Several Cars in Used Car Lot FOND DU LAC, WI – On Saturday May 26, 2012 at 1:53 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in ... read more

  • Fire Damages Fond du Lac Burger King Restaurant

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 9, 2012 1:54:00 PM

    Contact:Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920)322-3802 (920)251-9806 April 9,2012 Fire Damages Fond du Lac Burger King Restaurant FOND DU LAC, WI – On MondayApril 9, 2012 at 11:08 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the Burger Kin ... read more

  • Fire Damages Downtown Business, Injures One

    Published: April 6, 2012 1:54:00 PM

    Fond du Lac, WI – One resident was injured and a downtown business was damaged in an early morning fire on April 3, 2012 that threatened surrounding businesses before being contained more than eight hours later. The resident, who lived in an apartment above JJC Interiors in the three-story bui ... read more

  • Subject: RE: 4-3-2012 Press Release 84 S Main

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 6, 2012 1:43:00 PM

    Fire Damages Downtown Business, Injures One

    Fond du Lac, WI – One resident was injured and adowntown business was damaged in an early morning fire that threatened surrounding businesses before being contained more than eight hours later. The resident,who lived in an apartment above JJC Interiors in the three-story building, was treated ... read more

  • Assistant Fire Chief Earns Prestigious Professional Designation

    Published: March 23, 2012 1:57:00 PM

    Assistant Fire Chief Steven Beer has successfully completed the processthat awards him the professional designation of “Chief Fire Officer” (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met November 15, 2011, to officially confer the designation; Beer is one of only 855 CFOs ... read more

  • Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Attic Fire on Mary's Avenue; No Injuries Reported

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 2, 2011 10:16:00 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI. -- On Monday, October 31, 2011, at 4:11 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a reported attic fire at 89 Mary’s Avenue. Upon arrival firefighters met with a resident who said a work light left on had started a small fire in the attic earlier in the evening but tha ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Fire Department Receives Generous Donation

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: October 4, 2011 1:07:00 PM

    Tenth Anniversary of September 11 Honors Rescue Workers and Military Personnel

    FOND DU LAC, WI – Fond du Lac fire officials received a check in the amount of $450 from Heather Perry, the 18-year-old 2011 graduate of Fond du Lac High School who coordinated a very successful campaign to honor rescue workers and military personnel on 9-11. ... read more

  • City of Fond du Lac Fire Department Hosts Mass Casualty Incident Training

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: October 4, 2011 12:31:00 PM

    Fond du Lac Area Emergency Medical Providers Sharpen Skills

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806Oct. 4, 2011FOND DU LAC, WI –Emergency responders from the Fond du Lac area participated in a state funded training exercise Monday evening, Oct. 3, 2011, which focused on how to manage Mass Causality Inci ... read more

  • Wal-Mart Makes Donation to the Fond du Lac Fire Department

    Published: August 9, 2011 3:15:00 PM

    Money Directed Towards Fire Prevention and Education

    On August 9, 2011 Wal-Mart donated $1000 to the Fond du Lac FireDepartment Fire Prevention Fund. The money will be designated for fireprevention education and smoke detectors. ... read more

  • Natural Gas Leak Causes Evacuation

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 8, 2011 3:59:00 PM

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 August 8, 2011 FOND DU LAC, WI – On Monday August 8, 2011, at 2:05 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report natural gas line that was severed by contractors working on 3rd Street bet ... read more

  • FDL Fire Department Participates in National Night Out

    Published: July 21, 2011 1:22:00 PM

    FDL Fire & Police Departments Join Together for National Night Out

    National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safe nation. Looking for a fun evening with your neighbors? National Night Out Against Crime is a unique crime prevention event that ... read more

  • Faulty Wiring Causes Small Fire in Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: April 8, 2011 12:01:00 AM

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 April 8, 2011 Faulty Wiring Causes Small Fire in Fond du Lac Home FOND DU LAC, WI – On Friday, April 8, 2011, at 4:18 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire at 261 ... read more

  • "Adopt - A- Hydrant" Program

    Category:  Adopt a Hydrant
    Published: February 10, 2011 12:01:00 AM

    Help the Fire Department and Adopt a Fire Hydrant

    In the event of a fire emergency, could firefighters find the fire hydrant near your home? ... read more

  • Grease Fire In Kitchen Ignites House

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 10, 2011

    House Fire Displaces Residents

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806Jan. 8, 2011FOND DU LAC, WIFirst arriving fire crews were met with heavy fire conditions on the first floor. The fire extended up the walls and throughout the structure. The home sustained extensive structural a ... read more

  • Early Morning Fire Destroys Fond du Lac Home, Injures Firefighters and Officer

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 6, 2011 12:01:00 AM

    Fire Destroys Home at 180 8th St.

    Contact: Chief Peter O'LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806Jan. 3, 2011FOND DU LAC, WI - Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and a police officer was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation during a fire in a unoccupied two-story home at 180 8th Street early th ... read more

  • Fire Started By Wood Burning Stove Damages Fond du Lac Home

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 6, 2011

    Chimney Fire at 651 S. Park Av.

    Contact: Chief Peter O’LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802(920) 251-9806 Jan. 4, 2011 FOND DU LAC, WI – The residents of a two-story home at 651 S. Park Avenue escaped uninjured when fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom this morning. The fire was called into the Fond du Lac C ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Receives Upgraded Fire Safety Ranking

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: January 6, 2011

    City of Fond du Lac Receives Class 2 ISO Rating

    Contact: Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3802 (920) 251-9806    Jan. 6, 2011    FOND DU LAC, WI -- The City of Fond du Lac Fire Rescue Department announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has upgraded the city’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) from a Class 3 ... read more

  • Detached Garage Fire Damages Vehicle at 237 N. Seymour St.

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 21, 2010

    No Injuries Reported at Fire

    Contact: Chief Peter O'LearyFond du Lac Fire Department(920) 322-3802poleary@ci.fond-du-lac.wi.us Dec. 12, 2010 Detached Garage Fire Damages Vehicle FOND DU LAC, WI -- On Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at 11:00p.m., the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to 237 N. Seymour St. for a rep ... read more

  • Two Escape Serious Injury on Thin Ice

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: December 8, 2010

    Fond du Lac, WI-On December 4, 2010, at 4:46 p.m. the Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to Lakeside Park for a report of two people in the water. Two adult men were operating motorcycles approximately 20 feet from shore when they entered the water. Both individuals were fortunate they area where ... read more

  • House Fire at 204 N. Park Av.

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: November 11, 2010

    Firefighters Battle Blaze in Unoccupied Home

    Contact: Chief Peter O'Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department 920-322-3802 920-251-9806 (cell) November 11, 2010 Firefighters Battle Blaze in Unoccupied Home Fond du Lac, WI - On Thursday November 11, 2010, at 1:10 a.m. Fond du Lac firefighters responded to a report of an attached garage on fire a ... read more

  • Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!

    Published: November 3, 2010

    During the week of October 3-9, 2010, attention will be focused on promoting fire safety and prevention by not only the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department but from fire departments across the county. Each year, the week surrounding the date of October 9th is celebrated as National Fire Prevention W ... read more

  • Youth Leadership Visits the Fond du Lac Fire Department

    Published: November 3, 2010

    Introduction

    On October 12, 2010 the Fond du Lac Fire Department hosted the Fond du Lac Area Youth Leadership Program. These students spent the day learning some of the aspects it takes to become a Firefighter and Paramedic. ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Fire Department Partners with Exchange Club

    Published: November 3, 2010

    Exchange Club Donates Fire Prevention Coloring Books for Kids

    Each year the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department distributes Fire Safety/Activity Books to children in the Fond du Lac schools in grades Kindergarten thru the 3rd Grade. This would not be possible without the assistance of the Fond du Lac Exchange Club. The Exchange Club donated 3,000 books this ... read more

  • Patches and Pumper

    Category:  Patches and Pumper
    Published: October 11, 2010

    The City of Fond du Lac Fire Department is proud to introduce its newest member Patches the Fire Dog and his fire engine Pumper. Patches & Pumper is an exciting tool for teaching children fire safety. It is a fully animated Dalmatian dog and fire truck robot that moves, speaks, listens, plays au ... read more

  • Remembering When Program

    Category:  Remembering When
    Published: October 11, 2010

    Introduction

    Remembering When is a fall and fire prevention program that was designed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home. The program is centered on 16 initiatives that include 8 fire prevention and ... read more

  • Shelter-in-Place

    Category:  Shelter In Place
    Published: October 5, 2010 12:01:00 AM

    Sheltering-In-Place: What it Means:

    The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has made materials available to Fond du Lac County residents on the procedures for Shelter-In-Place emergencies. City of Fond du Lac Fire Department Assistant Chief of Training and Safety, and LEPC member, Randy Cunzenheim indicates that “there ar ... read more

  • Grease Fire at Morningside Drive Extinguished

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 27, 2010

    September 23, 2010

    Grease Fire Extinguished Fond du Lac, WI -- On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at 11:36 p.m., the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to 220 Morningside Drive for a report of a fire in the kitchen. Upon arrival, crews reported a fire in a first floor of a four-unit, two story apartme ... read more

  • Fond du Lac Firefighters Honored at Green Bay Packer Game

    Published: September 27, 2010

    Firefighters from the Fond du Lac Fire Department were honored on September 19, 2010 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, during pre-game, for their work in saving the life of a 13 year old cross country runner. On September 29, 2009, after cross country practice, a teen collapsed as he went into cardiac ... read more

  • Car Accident Involves Senior Center

    Published: September 15, 2010

    The Fond du Lac Fire Department responded to a car accident involving the Senior Center shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday September 9th. The driver stated his sandal got caught on the brake and he crashed into the front of the building, according to the Fond du Lac Police Department accident report.& ... read more

  • FIREFIGHTERS CROSSING BORDERS

    Category:  Firefighters Crossing Borders
    Published: September 14, 2010

    Local Firefighter Joins Mission Trip to Mexico

    Firefighters Crossing Borders is a non-profit organization founded by Firefighters for Firefighters. They provide much needed assistance to fire departments located in Mexico that are financially challenged. Their focus is to provide equipment, training and education to those that want and need it. ... read more

  • Detached Garage Fire Spreads to Adjoining Structures

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: September 7, 2010

    News Release City of Fond du Lac Fire Department Contact: Peter O’Leary, Fire Chief 920-322-3803 office direct 920-251-9806 cellular September 4, 2010 Detached Garage Fire Spreads to Adjoining Structures Fond du Lac- On Saturday September 4, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. Fond du Lac firefighters res ... read more

  • Firefighters Participate in Red Shirt Fridays

    Published: September 7, 2010

    Firefighters support local injured soldier

    Since May 7, 2010 the Fond du Lac Fire Department, along with fire departments across Fond du Lac County, will be participating in the Red Shirts Friday program. This is a nationwide program that shows support for U.S. troops. The mission of redshirtfridays.org is to show support for servicemen an ... read more

  • Firefighters Encourage Motorists to Slow Down

    Published: September 7, 2010

    Fond du Lac Firefighters are encouraging motorists to use extra caution when driving this week now that local area schools are back in session. The Fond du Lac Fire Department has partnered with Wisconsin Distributors to help get this safety message out. “SLOW DOWN, SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION&# ... read more

  • MUTUAL AID BOX ALARM SYSTEM DIVISION 120 GOING LIVE

    Category:  MABAS
    Published: September 7, 2010

      After four years of planning and numerous meetings, MABAS Division 120 (Fond du Lac County) went live on August 2, 2010. The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (known as MABAS) Senate Bill SB642 was approved by the Wisconsin Legislature and signed by Governor Jim Doyle on April 5, 2006. MABAS is a m ... read more

  • TECHNICAL RESCUE TEAM

    Category:  Technical Rescue Team
    Published: September 3, 2010

    The Fond du Lac Fire Department Technical Rescue Team consists of twenty one members of the department, seven per shift, providing for around the clock response for these unique emergencies. The Team was established in 2005 and will respond to hazardous materials, confined space, high angle rope, a ... read more

  • HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

    Category:  Hazmat
    Published: September 3, 2010

    Hazardous Materials are found in homes, manufacturing facilities, and are transported all around us on a daily basis. A spill, leak, or accident involving a hazardous material can be a very technical event requiring a careful and well rehearsed response. The Technical Rescue Team provides Hazardou ... read more

  • CONFINED SPACE

    Category:  Confined Space
    Published: September 3, 2010

    Even though confined space emergencies are relatively rare, confined space entries are made throughout our city and county regularly. This potential for a rescue has led the Technical Rescue Team to train all of its members to the Technician level in Confined Space emergencies. The Team members ha ... read more

  • HIGH ANGLE ROPE RESCUE

    Category:  High Angle
    Published: September 3, 2010

    The Technical Rescue Team has the capabilities of performing high and low angle rope rescue. These situations occur when a patient is located above or below ground and cannot be reached by normal means. Each Team member has been trained to set up solid anchors, use mechanical advantages, and creat ... read more

  • SWIFT WATER RESCUE

    Category:  Swiftwater
    Published: September 3, 2010

    Swift Water Rescue can be one of the most dangerous of all rescues that a member of the Technical Rescue Team may be called upon to perform. Fast moving water is an extremely dangerous condition and is often underestimated, which can result in an emergency situation. The Team is capable of using m ... read more

  • EMS OPERATIONS

    Category:  EMS Operations
    Published: September 3, 2010

    The City of Fond du Lac Fire Department or FDLFD, serves the community in protecting the lives and property of those who live, work and play here. The core functions of the FDLFD to ensure this security are fire protection and pre-hospital emergency medical services or EMS. Community fire protecti ... read more

  • CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT

    Category:  Critical Incident Stress Management
    Published: September 3, 2010

    QUAD COUNTY CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TEAM

    The Quad County Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team was established in September of 1993. Individuals from Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara counties created an alliance between a diverse group of professionals who saw the value of CISM order to keep personnel healthy and ... read more

  • Electrical Fire Displaces Local Family

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 19, 2010

    July 4, 2010

    Fond du Lac, WI -- On Sunday, July 4, 2010, at 12:44 p.m., the City of Fond du Lac Fire Department was dispatched to 436 S. Seymour Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews reported moderate smoke coming from the roof area of the two story structure. Crews made quick entry to th ... read more

  • Survive Alive Fire Safety House

    Category:  Survive Alive Fire Safety House
    Published: August 19, 2010

    In 1993, a joint effort consisting of the Fond du Lac County Fire Chief’s Association and the Home Builders Association of Fond du Lac County collaborated in building a mobile educational tool called the Survive Alive House.The Survive Alive House is a smaller version of a normal house that is on a ... read more

  • Man Escapes Serious Injury When Car Veers Off Roadway and Lands in River

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 18, 2010

    June 2, 2010

    Fond du Lac, WI -- A man escaped serious injury when the car he was driving left the roadway and ended up in the river just south and west of the intersection at 4th Street and National Avenue. Fond du Lac firefighters, paramedics and police personnel responded to a report of a vehicle in the river ... read more

  • Fire Damages Manufacturing Equipment at Mercury

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 18, 2010

    July 15, 2010

    Fond du Lac- On Wednesday July 14, 2010 at 8:45 p.m. Fond du Lac firefighters responded to a report a fire inside of Mercury Marine Plant #17 located at 545 W. Pioneer Road. Upon arrival firefighters met plant employees who were in the process of evacuating workers from the building. All employee ... read more

  • Fire At Auto Dealership Quickly Extinguished

    Category:  News Releases
    Published: August 17, 2010

    May 29, 2010

    Fond du Lac- On Saturday May 29, 2010 at 7:24 p.m. Fond du Lac firefighters responded to a report of heavy smoke inside of Service Motors located at 24 E. Scott Street. Upon arrival firefighters met with an off-duty employee of the dealership who discovered the fire. Crews located the fire in the se ... read more