Monday, December 9, 2019

Erv's Sparta Area Fire Protection District

Firefighters battled a house blaze on Walrath Street in Sparta early Saturday morning. A mother and daughter were rescued but two dogs perished in the blaze. Contributed photo
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:07am
A mother and daughter barely escaped a house fire early Saturday morning in Sparta, while one of the paramedics sent to the scene collapsed and had to be taken by helicopter to a La Crosse hospital. The fire began sometime before 5:40 a.m. at the two-story residence located at 302 Walrath St. The...
The Cataract Sportsmen’s Club helped Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District purchase grain bin rescue equipment. Pictured with the equipment, from left, are Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, representing the Cataract Sportsmen’s Club Dan Follendorf and Bob Burke and Assistant Fire Chief Robert Arnold. Contributed photo.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:01am
Wisconsin is home to more than 60,000 farms so it should come as no surprise that agriculture is the largest industry in Monroe County. Farming comes with its own set of challenges and its own set of dangers. One threat Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District is hoping to extinguish is deaths by...
A piece of Sparta history, it's first fire engine, is on display for the next year at the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial in Wisconsin Rapids. Contributed photo
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 10:40am
Sparta's first motorized fire truck, a 1923 American LaFrance, has become quite an eye catcher after Sparta Fire Chief Mike Arnold took on the monumental task of restoring it to its original splendor. He did such a good job, the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial in Wisconsin Rapids couldn't...

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