NOAA All-Hazards/Severe Weather Alert Radios Available to Marinette
With severe weather season upon us one of the best investments you can
make for your personal safety at home or work is a NOAA All-Hazards
Alert Radio, which is like a smoke alarm for severe weather. These
radios are available for purchase by all Marinette County Residents from
the Marinette County Emergency Management Department. The cost is 1/2
the retail price, or $22.68 - limit of one per household. Proof of
residency is required, such as a driverís license or other photo ID with
current address. If you wish to purchase a radio please call the
Emergency Management Department at (715)732-7660 to set a date and time
to pick one up. Their office is located in the Law Enforcement Center in
Marinette. If you bring 5 AA batteries with you they will even program
the radio for you!
NOTICE TO VILLAGE OF CRIVITZ RESIDENTS
WARNING SIREN SYSTEM TESTING
FRIDAY AT 4:00PM
Do not ever dial 911 for
information upon siren activation during
siren testing or weather emergencies, unless you are in immediate need of
police, fire or ambulance service. This causes unnecessary interruption of
emergency services. In the event of a weather emergency residents should
monitor a NOAA weather radio, or if power service is intact, a radio
station, television station or the village website for information. In the
event of a weather emergency the Village of Crivitz will make every attempt
to disseminate information to the public.
All residents are encouraged to
read the full Emergency Warning Siren System policy. Copies are
available at the Clerk's office or by
pass this information on to friends, relatives and neighbors.
The Crivitz Fire Department consists of approximately 18 volunteer
firefighters and provides fire protection to the village and surrounding
areas under the Countywide Mutual Aid Agreement and WDNR Fire
Suppression Memorandum of Understanding. Monthly meetings are held at the fire station on the first
Wednesday at 7:00pm. The department is always eager to accept new
Fire Chief Stewart Swanson has been a member of the Crivitz Fire Department
since 1966. He and his wife Sharon have four children and nine
grandchildren, all living in the Crivitz area. His family attends
Faith Presbyterian Church, where he is a past Trustee and Elder.
Chief Swanson is a member of the Wisconsin State Fire Chief's Association,
International Association of Fire Chiefs, Wisconsin Firefighters
Association, and he is Vice President of the Marinette County Fire
Association. He is also an active member of the Crivitz-Stephenson
Historical Society and Sister City Organization.
The new Crivitz Fire Station was built in 2004 with local funding and grant
from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce Community Development Block grant
program. The building was designed by Martenson & Eisele Architects
and constructed by IEI General Contractors. The building houses a
large apparatus area, meeting room, locker/shower rooms and offices.