IN THE NEWS


 

  • Garbage Pickup Schedule Change:

  Please have your garbage and recyclables out early. The summer schedule is now in effect with both sides of highway 141 being picked up on Friday’s through Labor Day. During the week with the following holidays: January 1st, Memorial Day (May 27), July 4, Labor Day (September 2), Thanksgiving (November 28), and Christmas (December 25) garbage pickup will occur on Saturday.


  • Product Safety Alert

Many Kidde fire extinguishers are under a recall.   This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers that can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. … For more information on the models being recalled please check the kidde site below. 

https://www.kidde.com/home-safety/en/us/support/product-alerts/recall-kidde-fire-extinguisher/


 

  • All Marinette and Menominee County EMS (rescue squads) are in Critical need of volunteers! 

Many of the agencies are running at critically low level of personnel and are in significant need of additional individuals to support the continued operation of services.  Without additional help some squads may be forced to combine services, resulting in ambulances responding from further away or convert to a career/paid operation increasing costs to the public. 

The Town of Amberg is served by Pembine-Dunbar-Beecher Rescue Squad and Wausaukee Rescue Squad.  In order to provide the quality service we expect please volunteer to become an vehicle driver, emergency medical responder, or EMT. You do not need to be an an EMR or EMT to join, drivers are always in need and training is provided for every role!

Requirements for becoming a member include: Reside in the area or be available on a routine basis; Be at least 17 years of age; Hold a valid driver’s license; complete a background screening process.

Time requirements: Work 2-3 shifts per month (6-8 hour block of time), and participate in monthly training and meetings.

If you want to learn more, request a ride along or apply to be a member please contact one of the following EMS Agencies:

Crivitz Rescue: Denise Busse@ 715-854-7666
Pembine-Dunbar-Beecher Rescue: Sandy Bayer @ 715-324-5656
Silver Cliff Rescue:  Anna Wender @ 715-757-2575 or Rianna Ventura @ 715-757-2442
Twin Bridge Rescue: Sharon Zak @ 715-927-7200
Wausaukee Rescue: Thomas Arthur @ 715-856-5035 or wiwrsems@yahoo.com


 

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