Wausau Wisconsin

Fire

July 26, 2017

The Wausau Fire Department has 60 members and all are trained to perform multiple tasks. A typical member is trained to perform duties of:

  • a Fire Fighter
  • an Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, or Critical Care Paramedic
  • a Hazardous Materials Response Technician
  • an Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • a Technical Rescuer
  • and Fire Inspector.

The Wausau Fire Department

It is the Mission of the Wausau Fire Department to provide rapid, professional emergency services to protect and enhance our community.

We do this by:

Operating 3 fire stations which are strategically located throughout the City:

 

 Central Fire Station
 606 E Thomas St.
 Wausau, WI 54403
 (715) 261-7900

 

Houses: Car 1 (Chief), Car 2 (Command), Car 5, Engine 1, Med 1, Rescue 1, Truck 1, Med 5, Truck 2, Hazardous Materials, Inspections, Rescue Boat, UTV



 

 

 Station #2

 510 S 32nd Ave.
 Wausau, WI 54401
 (715) 261-6502

 

Houses: Engine 2, Med 2, Engine 4

 

 

 Station #3

 800 E Bridge St.
 Wausau, WI 54403
 (715) 261-6503

 

Houses: Engine 3, Med 3, Med 4
 

  • Utilizing 27 pieces of apparatus that include: 4 pumpers, 2 aerial ladders, 5 ambulances, 5 automobiles/vans, 1 heavy rescue vehicle, 1 hazardous materials incident command vehicle, 1 hazardous materials equipment trailer, 2 all-terrain vehicles, 1 brush truck, 1 public fire education tractor/trailer, and 3 rescue boats.
  • Providing fire protection to our communities serving 39,106 people within an area of 19.8 square miles.
  • Providing emergency medical services (EMS) to 6 communities serving 45,164 people in an area of 186.10 square miles.

Job inquiries can be obtained through the Human Resources Department at City Hall, or by calling (715) 261-6630.

Human Resources Department
407 Grant Street
Wausau, WI  54403
715-261-6630