Substandard Facilities

Substandard Facilities Main Station: Persistent roof leaks causing structural and equipment damage. Two female employees share a shower/restroom with the men, flipping a privacy sign. Restroom facilities should be modernized. South Station: Ambulance response delayed...

Modern Ambulances

Modern Ambulances 80% of WFPD calls are medical. Basics are failing: Lights in the patient compartment sometimes don’t work. It has caught fire during a call. One ambulance responding to 30,000 residents is spread too thin. We need to buy three (3)...

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention We have 410 fire calls per year. Many residents do not have adequate smoke and carbon monoxide alarm coverage. Children and young adults aren’t getting enough fire and firework education. All the surrounding communities do fire prevention inspections...

Understaffed

Understaffed 162% increase in call volume since 1990. One additional ambulance crew is needed. We lose great young firefighters each year that we’ve sent through training because we don’t have full-time positions to promote them into. Let’s stop training our...