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Police arrest woman for stealing 2nd baby Jesus figurine from Nativity

Dec. 24, 2017 – West Bend, WI – On Dec. 24, 2017 at approximately 2:10 a.m. a West Bend Police Officer observed a female walking in the 100 block of N. Main Street, carrying a baby Jesus figurine. The officer attempted to stop and speak to the female. She

Meet the new West Bend Fire Department battalion chief

  Sept. 30, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Congratulations to West Bend Fire Captain Tom Thrash on his promotion to battalion chief. Thrash will be going back on shift the week of Oct. 8. Thrash will replace Todd Van Langen who retired in May.

A fire sprinkler helped limit monetary damage

Sept. 17, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Another example of where a fire sprinkler system suppressed a fire and kept damage to a minimum according to the West Bend Fire Department as a fire sprinkler system help decrease monetary damage and improve productivity for a business since recovery

West Bend man arrested for his 6th OWI

August 9, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend police arrested a 55-year-old man from West Bend early Wednesday morning following a hit and run accident in the 200 block of University Drive. According to police a citizen called at 1:04 a.m. to report a male subject operating an

Thanks Battalion Chief Todd Van Langen for 25 years of service

    May 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – A note of thanks and hat tip of congratulations to Battalion Chief Todd Van Langen for 25 years of service at the West Bend Fire Department. Van Langen worked his last shift today. Photo courtesy West Bend Fire Department.

Heroism Awards presented to West Bend FD Lt. Alan Hefter and MPO Kyle Demler

  May 1, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Badger Firefighters Association President Ron Naab presented Heroism Awards to Lt. Alan Hefter and MPO Kyle Demler this evening for their lifesaving efforts on September 16, 2016 when they saved an 18-year-old woman from the basement of her burning house.

West Bend Firefighters conquer 47 floors / 1,034 steps of the US Bank building in the Fight for Air Climb

March 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Deputy Chief Chuck Beistle, Firefighter/Paramedic Alec Hakes, and Firefighter/Paramedic Jake Lodl participated in the annual American Lung Association Fight For Air Climb. All three successfully climbed the 47 floors of the US Bank Center building in Milwaukee, while wearing