Friday, October 23, 2020

Sparta Area Fire District Department

The vehicle was fully engulfed in flames by the time emergency personnel arrived on scene. Contributed photo.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 8:40am
Yesterday afternoon, the Sparta Area Fire District was dispatched to a one-vehicle roll over on Iberia Avenue in the town of Sparta where the driver was trapped inside the vehicle. When Fire Chief Mike Arnold arrived on scene some passersby had stopped to help pull the driver out of the burning...
Firefighters keep a section of North Street in Sparta blocked off while an Xcel Energy crew repairs a downed power line after a severe thunderstorm swept through the Sparta area on July 3. Herald photo by Greg Evans.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:09am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department had a busy July 3rd after a storm passed through the city, bringing high winds and dropping around three inches of rain. The department responded to an incident at 406 North Street where trees had become entangled in downed power lines (pictured above) and...
Contributed photo.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:27am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department was dispatched to a reported accident Wednesday morning, June 3 at 6:20 a.m. in the roundabout on Hwy. 27 and River Road. The vehicle struck some street signs and a fire hydrant. The driver, Dorothy Hicks of West Salem, was believed to have had some medical...
In front of the truck as it is today John Kress (right) presented Fire Chief Mike Arnold (left) with an original photo of the truck taken by Phil Dammen as well as an original painting of the truck done by the late Roy Goodman, of Sparta. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:31am
Sparta Fire Chief Mike Arnold spent a good portion of his childhood listening to his grandmother telling him stories about when she and his grandfather, Clarence Arnold, lived at the fire station in Sparta. Arnold can recall his grandmother talking about two horses, Pete and Polly, who were used...
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:35am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to two fires on Saturday, May 4. The first was a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. The fire was started by burning debris that got out of control and burned 2.5 acres of a corn field. The DNR from Tomah provided assistance...
A trailer house at 1200 Sugarberry Blvd. sustained damage from a fire last Sunday. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:13am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to a trailer house fire on Sunday, April 28 shortly before 4:30 p.m. According to Fire Chief Mike Arnold, when firefighters arrived at 1200 Sugarberry Blvd. lot 66 they discovered a fire on the exterior side of the trailer. The neighbor saw smoke...

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Sparta, WI 54656-0252

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