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Willmar Fire Department

March 3, 2018
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Firefighters line up outside the old Mills dealership building on First Street in Willmar Thursday in preparation for training. Access to the old business location was granted for members of the Willmar Fire Department to experience realistic fire situations in commercial buildings. play button
Old Mills building used for fire training in Willmar
March 3, 2018 - 6:31am
December 8, 2017
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The Willmar City Council on Monday approved raises for the Willmar Fire Department. The firefighters and fire officers will receive 10 percent raises, the first increase in pay in nearly 10 years. The photo is from a fire call in February 2015.
Willmar firefighters to receive raises in 2018
December 8, 2017 - 6:08am
October 10, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Brothers Connor, from left, and Camden Anderson sit on the bumper of a Willmar fire truck Tuesday at the 11th annual Family Night at the Willmar Fire Station.
Family Night at the Willmar Fire Station
October 10, 2017 - 11:08pm
August 15, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneWillmar Mayor Marv Calvin congratulates the Willmar Fire Department for its Prevention/Community Awarness award from the Minnesota State Fire Department Association. The award is in recognition of the fire department's efforts in April to install over 450 smoke alarms in Willmar homes.
Willmar Fire Department recognized by state association
August 15, 2017 - 6:09am
July 5, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneFirefighters work on the roof at a home located on 15th Street Southwest, which was hit by lightning. The strike caused a fire in the roof, which was difficult to get out.
Willmar home hit by lightning
July 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 24, 2017
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Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
February 24, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 6, 2017
The city of Willmar has approved the purchase of a new pumper truck for the Willmar Fire Department. It replaces a 1988 pumper truck. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar Fire Department looks forward to new trucks
February 6, 2017 - 6:52am
May 4, 2016
Capt. Linda Faye Jones, left, and Program Manager Meranda Lelonek of the Salvation Army in Willmar are organizing help for those who were displaced by Tuesday’s fire. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Multiple Willmar agencies aid tenants displaced by apartment fire
May 4, 2016 - 11:28pm
April 18, 2016
Firefighters Nathan Luft, right, and James Johnson hose down hot embers Monday morning left from a controlled burn of a two-story house the previous evening in the 600 block of 6th Street SW.
Willmar firefighters called back to scene of controlled burn after flames reappear
April 18, 2016 - 1:53pm
April 10, 2016
A trailer home in the 1400 block of Lakeland Drive Northeast in Willmar was destroyed in a fire Saturday morning. The occupants were able to escape without injury.  (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Fire destroys mobile home in northeast Willmar
April 10, 2016 - 10:28pm
April 6, 2016
Members of the Willmar Fire Department respond Wednesday to a fire at 421 Becker Ave. SE. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE )
Firefighters respond to blaze in southeast Willmar
April 6, 2016 - 10:56pm
March 8, 2016
A house caught fire on the 1400 block of Fairacre Lane around 1 a.m. Tuesday. (GRETCHEN BROWN | TRIBUNE)play button
Fire consumes Willmar house
March 8, 2016 - 11:29pm
March 4, 2016
The Willmar Fire Department’s ladder truck is called to Nelson International on East Highway 12 around 10:45 a.m. Friday to rescue a worker stranded on the roof of an outbuilding. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar firefighters rescue man from slippery roof
March 4, 2016 - 11:40pm
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Willmar Fire Department rescues man stranded on roof
March 4, 2016 - 2:57pm
January 29, 2016
A house fire Friday morning on 14th Avenue Northeast in Willmar between Business Highway 71 and Lakeland Avenue caused “minor damage,” according to Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson. The fire was limited to the basement, near the water softener, Hanson said. The occupants of the single-story house, which included at least one child, escaped unharmed. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Fire causes minor damage to Willmar house
January 29, 2016 - 11:28pm