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Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494



Volunteer Fire Department

Membership is open to any person 18 years of age, who possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 451 Kahoun Road. Click here for an application

The Fire Chief is Dave Kerkman. The Assistant Fire Chief is Shawn Dillingham. 

The Fire Department's vehicles: Engine #1 is a 2021 Spartan Metrostar and Brush Truck #4 is a 2007 Ford F550.

Department contact information:

Phone 715-423-6585  Please leave a message.





It is unlawful to burn leaves, brush, and trash of any kind in the Village of Biron without a permit unless there is a complete ground cover of snow that is more than one inch.


Recreational burning is permitted in a fire pit; a minimum 3-sided enclosure; or a gas, electric or charcoal kettle. The use of burn barrels is prohibited. Recreational burning is subject to the safety requirements listed below.


Permits for control burning in the Village of Biron can be obtained by going to or call 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876)

1.     The fire is monitored by a responsible person until the fire is extinguished or burns out.

2.     The fire is not lit on windy days or when atmospheric conditions will endanger the public health or safety.

3.     The fire is located off the public right of way and in excess of 30 feet from the residence of another.

4.     The fire is not used for the covert burning of plastic, rubber, garbage or other offensive materials.

5.     The fire must be located off the public streets, curb, gutters and sidewalks.

Any person burning in the open, whether permitted or not, which results in a response by the Village Fire Department shall be billed for the cost of the response.

The use of burn barrels is prohibited.

Fireworks Permit (required)





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