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Posted on: August 14, 2020

WFR responds to rollover accident with extrication needed

Highway 20 rollover

Watertown Fire Rescue crews were called just before 7:30 am on 8/14/20 for a 1 vehicle rollover accident with one patient trapped in the vehicle. WFR responded with Rescue 51 and Medic 5. On scene crews found a Chevy Duramax truck had left the roadway, hi...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to residential house fire

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WFR crews responded to a house fire in the 500 block of 7th St NE Thursday night at approximately 7:30 pm.  Upon arrival, crews found the home with a light smoke and extinguishing agent haze inside.  The fire had been put out by the home...

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Posted on: July 25, 2020

WFR Responds to Motorcycle accident on West Highway 212

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews responded to a motorcycle accident on Highway 212 and 437th Ave. on 7/24/2020 at 10:45 pm. Medic 5 and Rescue 51 arrived to find 1 male patient being treated by Henry Fire Department First Responders. Paramedic crews quickly as...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

WFR responds to vehicle vs pedestrian

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WFR responded to a pedestrian needing assistance Friday at about 11:00am in the Hy Vee parking lot.  Upon arrival, WFR crews found a female patient sitting on the ground, conscious and beathing.  The patient was struck by a car while wal...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to semi rollover

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a semi rollover on west Hwy 212 Thursday morning at approximately 1:22 am.  On scene crews found a semi hauling turkeys had rolled onto its passenger side covering both lanes of traffic.  Fire crews use...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

WFR responds to multiple calls including car accident and house fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a Motor Vehicle Collision on Hwy 20 Tuesday at about 5:15 pm Tuesday, 7/21/20.  The accident occurred at the intersection of Hwy 20 and 14th Ave NW.  A vehicle was westbound on Hwy 20, and ano...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

WFR responds to Fire caused by Lightning

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WFR responded to a possible structure fire at 1335 16th St. NE at 1644 hours caused by a close lightning strike during the evening storm yesterday.  Upon WFR arrival, homeowner extinguished the small fire using a fire extinguisher.  Ligh...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue closing stations to the public

COVID 19

With the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in South Dakota, Watertown Fire Rescue is taking extra precautions to protect the health and safety of our community members and first responders.

Watertown Fire Rescue has implemented additional personal protectio...

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