Chippewa Fire District is a combination fire department serving the townships of Hallie, Howard, Lafayette, and the Village of Lake Hallie staffed with 8 career personnel and 85 paid-on-call volunteers. We operate from 3 stations with 2 of the stations Staffed by a duty crew 24 hours a day every day. All stations have paid on call employees assigned to them. Hallie Station 1, in the Village of Lake Hallie, serves as the District Headquarters.
Hallie Station 1 is currently staffed with a 2-person Paramedic Firefighter duty crew (1 Career & 1 Part-time) that responds to all fire and EMS calls. This station is also staffed with 28 paid on call volunteers (27 that do fire and or EMS / 1 that does dive calls only) under the direction of Deputy Chief Mike Nowak.
Lafayette Station 3 is currently staffed with a 2-person Paramedic Firefighter duty crew (1 Career & 1 Part-time) that responds to all fire and EMS calls. Lafeyette Station 3 is also staffed with 24 paid on call volunteers (18 that do fire and or EMS / 6 that do dive calls only) under the direction of Deputy Chief Cory Jeffers.
Howard Station 6 is current staffed with 17 paid on call volunteers (15 that do fire and or EMS / 2 that do EMS calls only) under the direction of Deputy Chief Cory Scheidler.
The District is also staffed currently with 10 paid on call or duty shift volunteer FF/EMTs that work on the ambulance and can also respond to all calls.
When notified and if available, career and volunteers respond to fire, EMS, dive, and other emergency calls in the District and possibly neighboring municipalities when asked.
Stations meets on Wednesday nights for trainings, meetings, or work details which members are paid for.
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Volunteers are needed and we need YOU on our team.
If you are 16 years of age or older and are interested in serving your community and helping others, please contact Fire Chief Scott Bernette at 715-723-5488.