It is with the deepest sadness that the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District announces the loss of one of our own, FF/PM Michael Wurtz. Mike succumbed to his battle with cancer on Friday, February 7th while surrounded by family and friends.
THINK PINK! Woodstock Fire/Rescue District - Pink T-Shirts (Really dark gray w/pink lettering this year) Please join the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District in raising awareness for breast cancer, showing our support for survivors and survivor friends and family, as well as raising money for an important cause that’s close to our hearts…you do all of this, with one action: PURCHASE A T-SHIRT…they also make great gifts, so consider buying more than one. The proceeds from the sale of shirts this year go to an important cause for us. Firefighter/Paramedic Mike Wurtz has been diagnosed with cancer in multiple areas and we are doing [ Read More ]
The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, an equal opportunity employer, is conducting a hiring process to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic. Oral interviews were held the week of Monday, June 24, 2013. An Initial Eligibility List has been created and applicants that remain in the process are asked to submit a request for preference points. The Initial Eligibility List and Preference Points Request Form can be found under the Employment tab – FF/Paramedic.
Northwest Herald | Local fire departments pledge to wear seat belts. By CHELSEA McDOUGALL – firstname.lastname@example.org Woodstock Fire Rescue is joining departments across the nation to do its part to reduce the second-leading cause of line-of-duty firefighter deaths – crashes. Illinois is fifth in the state for line-of-duty firefighter deaths, with crashes being the second biggest factor in those fatalities. For Woodstock Fire Chief Ralph Webster, wearing seat belts on the job could dramatically reduce those incidents. Heart attacks are the No. 1 cause of line-of-duty firefighter deaths. About 100 U.S. firefighters die on the job each year, Webster [ Read More ]
Woodstock Fire/Rescue District has teamed up with renowned organization Chasing4Life to offer a community disaster preparedness seminar on March 1st, 2012 at 7pm. On Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7pm Woodstock Fire/Rescue District will be hosting a free Disaster Preparedness Seminar at their Station #3 located at 2900 N. Raffel Rd. in Woodstock, IL. The seminar is presented for all ages to enjoy and learn more about being prepared in extreme weather situations. Seminar topics will include: What are the warning signs you should be looking for in extreme weather situations? How to prepare for an emergency. What items should be [ Read More ]