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Landscaping Truck Goes Ablaze

At 17:56 on December 22, 2011 the Port Washington Fire Department received a signal 8 alarm for a truck fire. Responding units found a fully involved landscaping truck. The fire was quickly brought under control. The cause of fire was determined to electrical in nature originating in the engine compartment.

PWFD Douses Dumpster Fire

Published on January 4th, 2012 by in Minor Fire

At 14:41 on December 20, 2012 the Port Washington Fire Department received a General Alarm for a dumpster fire at 382 Main Street. A fire engine from Protection Engine Company #1 arrived within minutes of the alarm. Firefighters found the fire spreading to nearby exposures along a fence and vertically up a utility pole. Being mindful of

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