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Funk Promoted to Lieutenant

Aug 09, 2023

The Norfolk Fire Division is pleased to announce the promotion of Firefighter/Paramedic Sam Funk to the position of Lieutenant. 

Funk succeeds…

Outdoor Warning Siren Repaired

Jul 19, 2023

The outdoor warning siren located at 1804 North 16th Street is now fully functioning and repairs have been complete.

Thank you for your patience during the process. As a reminder, the outdoor warning sirens are for the purpose of outdoor warning ONLY. If severe weather is present, the residents of the City of Norfolk should not wait until the outdoor warning sirens go off before they head…

House Burn Scheduled for Saturday

Jul 13, 2023

The Norfolk Fire Division is set to conduct training Saturday, July 15th on property located on North 49th Street.

This will be an active house burn with a heavy smoke presence and multiple personnel and equipment involved. Citizens are asked to proceed with caution in the area and be aware of extra emergency vehicles in the vicinity of the training. 

If you have any questions, please…

Outdoor Warning Siren Repair

Jul 13, 2023

The outdoor warning siren located at 1804 N. 16th Street in the City of Norfolk has not been reliably activating over the last few weeks.

The City is aware of this situation and has been working on this siren. Unfortunately, the solution isn’t a “quick fix,” and parts are needed which have been ordered and will be coming in soon. Citizens who live in the area of this siren need to pay extra…

Stay Safe this Firework Season

Jun 21, 2023

It is the time of year to celebrate the birth of our nation and the Norfolk Fire Division wants to remind all residents to use caution and good judgment when shooting your fireworks. 

Shooting fireworks is fun as long as everyone remembers that fireworks are explosives and can be dangerous if used improperly.  Buy and shoot only fireworks that you have purchased in the State of Nebraska.

Transportation…

Take Part in ‘Battle of the Badges’

Jun 12, 2023

The Norfolk Police and Fire Divisions are set to battle it out again to help the American Red Cross replenish its blood supply. On Friday, June 16, the ‘Battle of the Badges’ blood drive will determine which division can bring in the most donations.

Everyone is encouraged to take part, as the Red Cross is looking to avoid that usual summer dip in donations.

All types of blood are…

Firework Stand Permit Deadline

May 31, 2023

For those wanting to open fireworks stands this season, the deadline to apply for a permit is quickly approaching.

According to the state fire marshal’s office, the retail stand permit application deadline for this year is June 8. After June 8, the retail stand permit application automatically shuts down and will prevent you from applying for, and the state from issuing, retail stand permits. 

There…

Outdoor Warning Siren Repaired

Apr 27, 2023

The outdoor warning siren located at 105 South Chestnut Street is now fully functioning and repairs have been complete.

Thank you for your patience during the process. As a reminder, the outdoor warning sirens are for the purpose of outdoor warning ONLY. If severe weather is present, the residents of the City of Norfolk should not wait until the outdoor warning sirens go off before they…

Emergency Exercises Planned

Mar 22, 2023

Numerous emergency exercises are set for next week. On Tuesday, March 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Norfolk Regional Airport and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at AquaVenture Water Park and Thursday, March 30 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Off Road Ranch, Norfolk first responders will be working with the 72nd Civil Support Team in the local communities to conduct a series of joint Hazmat and Law…

Firefighter Badge Pinning

Mar 01, 2023

On February 28 2023, Will DiLullo was sworn in as Norfolk Fire’s newest firefighter during a badge pinning ceremony!!

Chief Tim Wragge giving the oath to DiLullo