We are located about 30 miles south of Madison, Wisconsin and two miles west of Interstate 90. Edgerton Fire Protection District proudly serves the City of Edgerton and surrounding rural areas with both fire and emergency medical services. The department's coverage extends into Rock, Dane, and Jefferson counties which totals about 100 square miles. Coverage also includes 10 miles of Interstate 90. The total population of both the city and rural areas is roughly 15,000 people.
As of June 22, 2009, Edgerton Fire Protection District took over Emergency Medical Services from privately owned ambulance. The private ambulance service provided 911 services for the past 11 years. Before that, it was a number of privately owned ambulance services providing 911 for the citizens of Edgerton and surrounding communities.
Currently, Edgerton Fire Protection District has 5 full-time personnel for Fire/EMS services, and the rest is a combination of Part-Time and Paid-on-Premise. As of January 1, 2019, our EMS provides 911 services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at a Paramedic level. Being at this level our personnel can provide advanced care such as, intravenous therapy, 12 lead cardiac monitoring, advanced trauma care, advanced airways and give advanced pain medications. We also provide CPR/CCR and advanced training for Fire/EMS personnel.
We are all very dedicated to the citizens of our communities and will be providing these services for a long time to come.