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Jonesville Fire 1704The Jonesville Fire Department was established in 1957, though the members had to depend on the Elkin Fire Department to respond with apparatus until Jonesville took delivery, in 1958, of its first fire truck.

The Jonesville Fire Department had a one bay stall to house the 1958 American Lafrance Pumper.  The department had meeting quarters up stairs above the town hall, where it stayed for 37 years.

In 1972 a second stall was built to house a Tanker.  In 1979, a Hamerly Ford Pumper truck was delivered and tanker was sold.

In 1992, a 1982 van from RJR was purchased for our equipment truck and equipped with medical supplies, since an EMS first responder program was started.  Call volume went from 50 calls a year to 372 calls a year.  Plans for a new fire station were started, due to the van, that runs the most calls, had to set outside in the weather.  In the spring of 1993, construction was started on a new fire station at 111 S. Bridge St.  The new building houses three drive through bays, a large meeting room, two offices, a kitchen, day room, and a shower room.  In 1994 the new building was ready to move into.House Fire

In 1995, an F-350 rescue truck was purchased from Lake Mary, Florida to replace the van for medical response.  In 2000, delivery of a Volvo/KME Custom 8 man Cab Pumper was made.  This unit was to replace the 1958 pumper.  In July 2001 Keith Macy became the third chief since the start of the department, he replaced Lindbergh Swaim who was chief for 44 years.  In 2006, a new 2600 Chevrolet truck was purchased to run medical calls. 

In October 2008 the Jonesville Fire Department started an explorer post through the Boy Scouts of America.  This is for all youths, male and female, from ages 14 to 20 that are interested in a career in the emergency services or medical fields.

If you live in the Jonesville area, the Jonesville Fire Department is always looking for interested people to join the department.

Jonesville Fire Department's newest truck.

 

 

 

 

 

   
  

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