History

In 1907 the Random Lake Fire Department was organized.

Friday evening September 5, 1907 the young men of Random Lake took a step into the right direction by organizing a volunteer fire department. Twenty-five men signed the membership roll. After adopting a constitution and by laws the following officers were elected. Chief – Jos. C. Hamm, 1st Asst. Chief – Peter Conrad, 2nd Asst. Chief Ed Magritz, Secretary J.P. Altenhofen, Treasurer D.M. Rosenheimer.

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July 3, 1952 New Firehouse was completed, attached to the Auditorium.

1974 Random Lake Fire Department began its emergency technician service.

Mar. 13,1980 Erwin Arndt retires as fire chief after 25 years of service. Robert Arndt was voted as chief to succeed his father.

April 17 1980 Random Lake firemen purchase new ambulance to serve Random Lake area.

May 29, 1980 Random Lake Ambulance Service begins. Ray Scholler is the Rescue Squad Captain.

May 20, 1982 Random Lake Fire Department puts 911 into service.

Aug 31, 1989 Fire Department buys land for a new firehouse.

Oct 15, 1992 New Random Lake Firehouse set for dedication, put in use in 1991, includes 12,016 sq. feet comprising of three wings, room for 6 truck bays, ambulance wing and office and meeting room wing.

April 24, 2003 Fire Department choose new site for picnic.

July 24, 2003 Random Lake picnic debut at new site.


Random Lake Fire Department Chiefs


Jos. C. Hamm 1907-9/14/07
J.N. Jentges 1912-1914
Herman W. Berger 1914-1915
F. Mulvey 1915-1917
John Wolf  1917-1918
H.J. Luethy 1918-1919
H.C. Scholler 1925-1927
M.H. Sinnen 1927-1929
Arthur Beger 1929-1931
William Wiganowske  1931-1937
Ray Wolf  1937-1940
Lloyd Holle 1940-1942
William Wiganowske  1942-1950
Erwin Arndt  1950-1964
Elmer Wolf  1964-1968
Erwin Arndt  1968-1980
Bob Arndt 1980-2014
Pat Depies 2014-Present

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