The Beaver Dam Fire & Rescue Department is an ISO 3 rated department that provides fire and EMS-Paramedic level services to over 100 square miles in the Beaver Dam area with an estimated combined population of over 20,000 people. The area includes the entire City and surrounding Township of Beaver Dam. It also includes portions of the Townships of Calamus, Lowell, Trenton, and Westford. The department is considered a combination department because of the mix of full-time and part-time personnel required to perform daily operations. The full-time component consists of 20 people including the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief and an administrative assistants. The typical shift includes a total of five personnel working a 24-hour shift followed by 48-hours off duty time. Full-time personnel are represented by the International Association of Firefighters(Local 3432). Their paid-on-call component consists of approximately 21 firefighters including six Lieutenants. Their members also participate in Crossfit, Firefighter stairclimbs, 5k’s, half- marathons, Tough Mudders and other types of obstetrical races and long distance bicycle rides.