The Fire Department was established in 1957.
The Meetings for the Fire Department are held the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire station located at 5974 County Road S, Sobieski, WI 54171.
Anyone eighteen (18) or over, physically and mentally fit to handle the job, is eligible. Applicants requesting membership must not have facial hair in compliance with the S.C.B.A. Manufacturer.
New members will be on a probation period for not less than one (1) year.
Prior to joining, the candidate will interview at an officers meeting.
The officers will present the new candidate at the next members meeting for a vote by the members for the candidate to join the department as a probationary member.
The probationary member will have performance reviews with the officers at the officers meeting at sixty (60) days, ninety (90) days, and one hundred eighty (180) days.
Probation period is also to observe the new member’s attendance at meetings, department job performance and how well they work with others.
Within the probationary period, the new active members must enroll or be enrolled in an entry level firefighters course. All classes and gear are provided by the department. They must also be qualified on all of the trucks and equipment, to include a driver operation class. Training sessions are held the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Department members earn monies based on participation at meetings, trainings, truck inspections and calls. Payable once a year.
If interested in applying leave a message at (920) 826-7226 or contact Chief Todd Zuge at (920)309-1042
BEFORE YOU BURN-You must call the Burning Permit Hotline or visit the website to obtain the current burning restrictions.
-The Town of Little Suamico Emergency Fire Warden is Elmer Ragen. He can be reached at (920) 373-0339.
-Steps to getting a Fire Permit online.
1. Obtain the Annual burning permit online or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876) to have a permit mailed or instantly emailed.
2. On the day of the burn, check on the internet or over the phone after 11:00 a.m. for the daily fire restrictions in the county where you wish to burn. The Town Code # is 43.