Southern Door Interim Fire Chief

Last wednesday, the Southern Door Fire Chief Gary Vandertie stepped down from his position. Since then, and for the time being, the Interim Fire Chief is Randy Massart. Massart was the Southern Door Fire Chief from 1983 to 1993, and has been the Assistant Fire Chief since then, until this last Wednesday. Again, he is now the Southern Door Interim Fire Chief until the new … Continue reading

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Large Ice Rescue on Bayside of Door Peninsula

At almost 9:00 am Thursday the Southern Door Fire Department was paged for an ice rescue which ended up becoming multiple rescues at 3 different locations along the bayside of the Door peninsula. Southern Door Assistant Fire Chief Randy Massart stated that their department was first on the scene at Sand Bay in the Town of Nasewaupee. Other agencies responding included the New Franken Fire … Continue reading

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Fire Call at Hainesville Lutheran Church

There was a fire call Friday morning at the Hainesville Lutheran Church on County Road “M”, just south of Hainesville Road. The call came in just before 7:30 AM when a person was collecting the mail for the church noticed a strong smell of smoke throughout the building and called the Southern Door Fire Department. Assistant Fire Chief Chuck Cihlar reports that shortly after arrival … Continue reading

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Tuesday Fire Call in Forestville

A fire call came in around 8:40 on Tuesday morning in the town of Forestville. The call reported heavy smoke coming out of the residence at 7057 Maplewood Road. The Southern Door Fire Department was dispatched along with the Brussels and B.U.G. departments all at the same time. It was a bystander who noticed the smoke and called 9-1-1. He then found a garden hose … Continue reading

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