News & Events
NMFR Staff Members Receive Promotions
Recently, Scot Gelhar was promoted from Driver/Operator to Fire Officer and Joe Olszewski was promoted from Firefighter to Driver/Operator. Please join us in congratulating them on their promotions!
NMFR Receives Volunteer of the Year Award
The Doty Island Development group recently presented NMFR with the “Volunteer of the Year Award”. Assistant Chief Vernon Green and NMFR Firefighters Local 275 President, Jamie Leonard accepted this award on the department’s behalf.
Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers
Kidde recalls fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment. Click here for more information on the recall.
We are pleased to announce the recent award of $2,500 from Neenah Walmart. This grant award will be used to supplement funds for the continued training and certification of rescue divers.
Our Department provides Water Rescue Services on Lake Winnebago, Little Lake Buttes Des Morts and connecting water ways in the jurisdictional area of the Cities of Neenah and Menasha. Our Water Rescue services include surface rescue, ice rescue, swift water rescue, dive rescue and shore based rescue.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to Walmart for this grant!
NMFR’s 2016 Annual Report:
Wondering what our Department accomplished in 2016 and what we have planned for 2017? Please take a look at our 2016 Annual Report. This report also contains other useful information about our department. Click here to read.
Smoke Alarm Program
In 2012, Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue was awarded a Fire Prevention & Safety Grant through the Assistance to Firefighter’s Grant (FEMA) of $36,790 to install smoke alarms in homes within our two Communities, the City of Neenah and the City of Menasha. Do you meet any of the following criteria of this grant?
- Single-family, owner occupied homes and a resident of the City of Neenah or City of Menasha?
- Was your home built prior to 1992?
- Do you have children 5 years and under that reside at this home?
- Do you have any occupants 65 years and older?
- Do you have smoke alarms in your home?
Smoke alarms significantly reduce the risk of injury or death from fire. For further information on our program, or if you think you may qualify, please call us at 886-6200 extension 0 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.