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The Kilbourn Fire Department

CITY OF WISCONSIN DELLS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT - ALSO SERVING THE TOWNSHIPS OF DELL PRAIRIE, NEWPORT, NEW HAVEN, LYNDON & SPRINGVILLE.

The Kilbourn Fire Department; formed in 1891 and is a completely unpaid volunteer fire department, proudly protects 7,600 people living in an area of 210 square miles. We operate out of one station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status. Our membership includes 36 active and 56 retired members. As a popular tourist area, the local population frequently swells to over 100,000 in the summer months.

Company 1

City Fires

Company 2

Rural Fires

Company 3

Rescue

I.S.O. 4 Rating

And what this means for you

The I.S.O. rating of a community has a direct effect on the insurance premiums that individuals pay on their homes and especially on commercial buildings. The lower the I.S.O. rating on a scale of 1 to 10, the better the insurance rates are (generally). The I.S.O. reviews 3 areas primarily - the Fire Department; the City water main & hydrant capabilities and 9-1-1 dispatch services This rating is the basis for which your homeowners and business insurance premiums are set. At present our rating is 4.

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