FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS:
Almelund Fire & Rescue is
accepting applicants for volunteer
firefighter positions. For more information, please
contact Almelund Fire Chief,
Training is provided.
In cases of emergency, please call 911.
Fire & Rescue Department serves 90 square miles and all or
part of four townships (Amador, part of Sunrise, Chisago Lakes
and Shafer). They are a self-supporting service organization
and a great benefit to our local area.
The department has trained firemen and
first responders, all of whom are volunteers.
They serve a
population of 3,000 residents with medical and fire
protection. Also within the service area is Wild Mountain and
Wild River State Park, both which are located in Amador
Wild River State
Park includes 15 miles of the St. Croix National Scenic
River which draws over 180,000 campers, hikers and boaters
to this area each year.
Ski & Water Slide Recreational Area attracts over 220,000
visitors year around.
development in our area for housing along with scenic and
recreational attractions require that our department be
current and up-to-date with equipment and training.
If you are
interested in more information on this organization and the
volunteer opportunities that are involved, please contact the
fire chief or one
of the township supervisors.