The Brillion Fire Department (BFD) was founded on January 16, 1882 to protect the settlement of Spring Creek from Fire (Later renamed to Brillion). Today, we are an independent volunteer*-based department that provides contract service to the Town of Maple Grove and the City (and town) of Brillion. We also provide mutual aide to our neighboring departments. *Our volunteers consist of Builders, Financial Analysts, Mechanics, Financial Advisors, Electricians, etc.
What We Do
We provide the following services to the Town of Maple Grove and the City of Brillon:
Fire Prevention - Annual Inspections are done via members of the Department to local businesses, churches, and schools.
Fire Suppression & Vehicle Extrication - 24/7 fire and vehicle protection is provided to the Town of Maple Grove and City of Brillion
Ice Water Rescue - The department has 4 waterproof wetsuits to be utilized in an ice water rescue situation. The department also has members on the Calumet County Dive Team.
The department responds to an average of 50 calls per year. Some examples of calls are as follows: