fire department http://wxpr.org en Emergency Managers Test the Water http://wxpr.org/post/emergency-managers-test-water <p>Rhinelander emergency managers will be testing their ability to get water to the site of a large fire.&nbsp;</p><p>Saturday officials will be testing a response system called Mutual Aid Box Alarm system or MABAS. Oneida County Emergency Management Director Ken Kortenhof says fire department crews will gather at the Rhinelander Airport.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:40:04 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8584 at http://wxpr.org Three Lakes Plans For Fire Chief Stipend http://wxpr.org/post/three-lakes-plans-fire-chief-stipend <p>Three Lakes plans to pay its fire chief starting next year - at least a small amount. &nbsp;</p><p>An outgoing volunteer fire chief went before the town board this week to request that future fire chiefs get a small stipend to cover travel and other incidental costs.&nbsp; Town Chair Stella Westfall says the budget committee still has to decide how much that stipend will be.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:21:45 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6272 at http://wxpr.org Three Lakes Plans For Fire Chief Stipend