Perry Township
Fire Department

Perry Township is located on the west side of Evansville in western Vanderburgh County. The Township is surrounded on 3 sides by the winding Ohio River. Established in 1959, this all-volunteer department includes 45 personnel and 12 apparatus that respond from 3 stations. PTFD provides Fire, Rescue, Water Rescue and Medical First-Response protection to the residents of Perry and Union Townships. Their area includes 55 square miles and 25,400 residents including the University of Southern Indiana (USI).

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We had an awesome day today with the 7th graders at Perry Heights Middle School. They got to wear firefighter turnout gear, drag/roll hoses, set up the ladder truck, and learn CPR. They also had a grease fire demonstration, where they let out the "WOWs" as they added water to the grease fires and saw the fireball roll into the sky. Many beforehand said they would throw water on a grease fire, so they learned why that would be a very bad choice and what to do to stop it. ... See MoreSee Less

We had an awesome day today with the 7th graders at Perry Heights Middle School. They got to wear firefighter turnout gear, drag/roll hoses, set up the ladder truck, and learn CPR. They also had a grease fire demonstration, where they let out the WOWs as they added water to the grease fires and saw the fireball roll into the sky. Many beforehand said they would throw water on a grease fire, so they learned why that would be a very bad choice and what to do to stop it.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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Thank you so much for spending time with us. Our kids had a great time and learned a lot!

Thank You All For Your Insight And Time!!!

This week is EMS Week, and we want to thank all the EMS workers everywhere for their hard work and dedication to being there for people's worst moments and making them better. President Gerald Ford started EMS Week in 1974, and it's been a great reminder ever since to thank those who give/risk so much to make our communities better. ... See MoreSee Less

This week is EMS Week, and we want to thank all the EMS workers everywhere for their hard work and dedication to being there for peoples worst moments and making them better. President Gerald Ford started EMS Week in 1974, and its been a great reminder ever since to thank those who give/risk so much to make our communities better.

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7R5 with the northern lights after a run. You will be able see more with your phone camera.

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