Mayville Fire Department Releases 2018 Statistics

(Mayville) The Mayville Fire Department says 2018 may have been the busiest year they have ever had. Overall, the department responded to 114 calls and logged over 1,400 hours. Thirty-one of those were fire calls, sixteen were general alarms, ten were for carbon monoxide and five were incidents were a person reported they smelt gas. Mayville’s firefighters had 27 EMS Lift Assists, were called to nine car accidents and answered 13 mutual aid calls. Fire Chief Brad Marx says there were six weather related calls in 2018, five gas leaks, four oil spills as well as four search and rescue situations. He says his staff also put in nearly 150 hours in fire prevention and community service opportunities, reaching over 4,000 adults and children throughout Mayville and Dodge County. Mayville’s Fire Department also saw three new members added to their staff and two that retired.