Fire & Ambulance

The Washburn Fire and Ambulance services provide fire suppression and emergency medical needs to the City of Washburn and the surrounding townships of Washburn, Bayview and Barksdale in an efficient and professional manner.

To be recognized by the immediate community and statewide as a progressive leader in providing professional fire, rescue and emergency medical services to residents and visitors of our community.

Dignity Statement
To treat all staff and members of the community with dignity and respect. This is accomplished by timely response, compassion, cooperation, and respect for everyone.


​What does it mean to be an EMT?
Working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) with the Washburn Area Ambulance Service is a very rewarding experience. Get to know your community by serving others when they most need help. This is a difficult job and there are bad days. But you may also find reserves of strength and resilience you did not know you had. That is when you know you have found your calling. How do you join us? Click here for an overview of what you need to do to earn and keep your EMT license.  


Want to become a Firefighter?

The Washburn Fire Department relies on a diverse array of highly trained community members to respond to emergency calls for assistance in and around our response area. Members commit to attending one training meeting and one work session per month.  

We invite individuals who are age 18 and older and who live in the Washburn Fire Department response area to visit our station to learn more about the rewards of becoming a firefighter in our community. There is no previous experience or training necessary to join.  

To set up a meeting to learn more, contact the Fire Chief or an Assistant Fire Chief. 

1021 Washington Ave
PO Box 638
Washburn, WI 54891
United States

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