Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tomah Fire Department

Jeremy Likely has been selected as the new Deputy Fire Chief for the Tomah Fire Department. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 11:21am
Jeremy Likely was recently named the first Deputy Fire Chief with the Tomah Fire Department. The 2005 Brookwood High School graduate is extremely passionate about public safety and is no stranger to hard work. In September of 2020, the Tomah City Council approved creating a public safety director/...
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Monday, December 21, 2020 - 11:36am
The occupant of a Tomah apartment learned a hard lesson from an early Friday morning fire. The Tomah Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire Dec. 18 at 1 a.m. to a triplex at 417 Kilbourn Ave. for the report of a structure fire. Upon arriving at the scene we had flames coming through...
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 11:34am
The cause of the downtown Tomah fire that took place Nov. 29 has been ruled undetermined, according to Tomah fire chief Tim Adler. "The cause of the fire is ruled as undetermined though we cannot rule out the possibility of careless use of smoking materials nor can we rule out any potential...
All that remains now is clean up from the aftermath of the fire that destroyed two buildings in downtown Tomah Sunday morning. Dimensions and the Artisan Market sustained the brunt of the blaze and both buildings will be razed in the near future. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:55am
Tomah fire chief has been part of the fire department over 32 years. In three decades Sunday morning was his first call to a downtown business district blaze of the magnitude on Nov. 29. His first thought upon the scene. “Holy sh—t,” Adler said. Even though it spread quickly from Dimensions to...
Flames burn from the second floor above Dimensions bar on Superior Avenue in Tomah early Sunday morning. Several hours later, a firefighters continued to pour water into the building to extinguish any hot spots. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein and contributed photo
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 10:15am
One day after downtown Tomah was buzzing with shoppers for Small Business Saturday it was buzzing with firefighters. An early Sunday morning fire caused significant damage to four buildings on the 1100 block of Superior Avenue. One of the worst fears expressed over the years within the Tomah Fire...
Tim Adler
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:16am
The Tomah City Council approved creating a public safety director/fire chief position at a special council meeting Monday night. As part of the resolution, the council also appointed Tomah Fire Chief Tim Adler to the position.  The council also approved the creation of one full-time deputy fire...
Pictured from left, Jacob Jones Candian Pacific police, Tomah fire chief Tim Adler, Tomah assistant police chief Scott Holum, Heather Daly, captain Tomah Area Ambulance Service, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels, Nancy Vandermeer. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:01am
Law Enforcement and First Responder Partners support Rail Safety Week (Sept. 21-27) through its safety initiative.   In previous years during Operation Clear Track, more than 500 local, state, federal and railroad police organizations are stationed at grade crossings across the country to...
The two fire trucks parked outside Murray's On Main were only for a demonstration exercise, not an emergency. The ladder truck in the foreground is similar to one that is being lobbied for by the Tomah Fire Department for increased fire protection. The one behind is the TFD's existing ladder truck. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:38am
There was no cause for alarm when two fire trucks were parked outside Murray’s On Main Wednesday, Aug. 26. No fire to extinguish. No trapped felines atop the roof.  Actually only of the two ladder trucks belonged to the Tomah Fire Department. The other was a ladder truck from Pierce Manufacturing...
Pictured is the Keller exterior drawing of the proposed Tomah public safety building. Contributed graphic
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:37am
Representatives from Keller, Inc., presented facts and figures for a proposed Tomah public safety meeting to the Tomah City Council at Committee of the Whole Monday night. Keller has been working with Tomah fire chief Tim Adler and Tomah Area Ambulance Service director Randy Dunford since 2019 on a...
Jayme Altman and Todd Scholz from Tomah Area Credit Union presented checks to five area fire departments and two Monroe County social agencies as part of a COVID-19 Relief Grant. Checks were presented to Brighter Tomorrows Jan Bruder and Corina Nohr. Contributed photos.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 8:55am
Tomah Area Credit Union was awarded a $20,000 COVID-19 Relief Grant. TACU divided the money between five local fire departments and two agencies on the front lines to help with homelessness and domestic violence in Monroe County. The fire departments divided $15,000 and $5,000 was divided between...


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