Fire Department

Chippewa Fire District is a combination fire district with 9 career personnel, 1 part-time personnel, and over 100 paid-on-call volunteers. We operate from 4 stations with 37 pieces of apparatus.

The District has a ISO rating of 3 in the village and a 5 in the townships we cover.  See our “ABOUT” page for more details

The District is dispatched in a box response system by Chippewa County 911 center.

Burning Ban takes effect on 3/27/2020 

In order to protect the health and safety of the citizens of Wisconsin and the Chippewa Fire District, we are joining with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in suspending all burning permits and banning all but warming and cooking fires until further notice. Therefore, all burning in barrels, piles on the ground and grass or wooded areas in the Chippewa Fire District coverage area is prohibited until further notice.

Eliminating ignition sources on the landscape reduces wildfire risk, smoke for vulnerable populations and person-to-person contact. Emergency responders and firefighters have an increased need to take pandemic precautions, so they remain available to continue to protect the public from wildfires and reduce the spread of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Remember to report fires and medical emergencies by dialing 911 immediately.

The ban includes the Towns of Hallie, Howard, Lafayette and Wheaton and the Village of Lake Hallie.

Violations shall result in paying for the cost of suppressing the fire.

 

 

 

Message from Chief Bernette

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