Serving the Community Since 1978

First Sign
First Sign

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Morris Krepky
Morris Krepky

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Assembled Vehicles
Assembled Vehicles

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First Sign
First Sign

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1978

09/19/1978

Happy Birthday, Anderson Island Fire Department! 

12/11/1978

Morris Krepky elected by board as first Fire Chief

 

 

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1979

Prop 1, approving funding for Anderson Island's first fire station passes by an overwhelming 85%.

21 Volunteers join the department and our first fire truck is acquired.

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1978-1980

District meetings are held at the Anderson Island Library.

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1980

Fire Station built.

First EMT in the department.

Fire tender vehicle purchased.

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1980-1981

Official meetings moved from being held in the library to Riviera Club office.

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1981

First meeting held at new fire station building.

First ambulance purchased.

Acquired tanker truck from Riviera donation.

Responded to first medical call.

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1982

14 volunteer firefighters complete basic firefighter course.

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1990

Two additional vehicle bays added to the existing station, bringing the total to four.

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1995

Marine Unit established.

Our fire boats have responded to: marine fires, shore fires, search and rescue operations, patient transport, flare sightings and vessel assistance.

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1997

Second fire boat acquired.
 

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2001

James R. Bixler joins the District as Fire Chief.

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2007

Training/Classroom added to station building.

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2020-Present

Capital Project to build firefighter quarters underway.

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