Facebook Helps Fire Dept. Stay in Touch with Community

By: Leah Kraus Email
By: Leah Kraus Email

It's a way for you to stay informed with your local fire department, all with the click of a button.

The Wausau Fire Department's Facebook page serves as a way to get information out to the public quickly.

You simply "like" the page to stay informed on your Facebook newsfeed.

"It's a good tool for people to understand what we're doing," says Josh Finke, EMS Division Chief with the Wausau Fire Department. "It's a way for them to be forewarned of some training were doing in their neighborhood, or if there's a large incident in their neighborhood."

Wausau is not the only fire department in our area to create a Facebook page. Stevens Point, Merrill, Antigo, and Wisconsin Rapids are just a few we found. To see if your community has one, simply log on to Facebook and search for the page.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 201525211 - wsaw.com/a?a=201525211
Gray Television, Inc.