Watertown Fire Department



The Watertown Fire Department has been proudly serving this community since it was established in 1857. We are a combination department consisting of twenty-six fulltime firefighters, three paid on call firefighters, one fulltime administrative staff member, one part time administrative staff member and one part time fire inspector, covering 101 square miles in the City of Watertown.  The coverage area also extends to parts of our four townships: Emmet, Milford, Shields and Watertown also providing paramedic level Emergency Medical Services for the Town of Lebanon.  In addition, the department provides mutual aid, when requested, and paramedics provide intercepts with surrounding departments for advanced medical care.  

The department has one station located at 106 Jones Street, Watertown WI 53094, which houses three fire pumpers, three ambulances, one mid mount ladder truck, two water tenders, one brush truck, one rescue boat and two command cars.  The department also has a training facility located on South 12thstreet.  

The Department averages eight emergency calls in a 24 hour period which equals approximately 2,600 total calls per year.