The Middleton Fire Department is a full-spectrum life saving agency protecting more than 7,000 persons daily who reside in a community consisting over 13 square miles.
The Middleton Fire Department which is led into action by Chief Frank W. Twiss consists of 1 fire station which is centrally located in the community and employs 37 men and women who are a mix of both full-time and part-time personnel. These members participate in a variety of functions and duties including fire suppression, Emergency Medical Services (both advanced and basic), hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, 9-1-1 dispatching (fire, police, EMS), public education and community service.
Of the 37 members listed above, 17 are trained at the EMT-Basic level, 15 are trained at the EMT-Advanced level and the remaining members are first responder certified. All members are CPR trained and also trained in E9-1-1 dispatching.
In the year 2008, the Middleton Fire Department responded to just under 2,000 incidents involving a wide range of emergencies. Like many surrounding communties, the Town of Middleton continues to grow at a rapid rate and so to does the responsibilites of the fire service.