Fire Department

Fire/Ambulance/Police:  Emergencies Call 911


13830 County Hwy S South
Jim Falls, WI 54748
(715) 382-4154
(715) 382-4818


Fire Chief:  Rick Schemenauer

The Anson Volunteer Fire Department was formed in 1964 and currently has 28 members, which includes 16 members that are also First Responder or EMT Certified. The entire Anson Township is provided paramedic ambulance service from the Chippewa Falls Fire & Emergency Services, working directly with the Anson First Responders & EMTs. Anson Volunteer Firefighters hold monthly meeting and training sessions along with additional training throughout the year to improve techniques & gain knowledge on new equipment & technology. If you’re interested in joining this group of dedicated men & women, contact the fire chief or any member of the Anson Volunteer Fire Department. You can also email the Clerk, Jen Jensen for more information.

Burn Permits:  Burn Permits are required when there is not adequate snow cover. Permits can be obtained at the Jim Falls Cenex during normal business hours. A sample permit is attached for reference. For residents who live North of Highway S (Highway S East of Jim Falls and on the North side of the road), this is in the DNR fire protection area, you will need to obtain your permit through the DNR website at

Fire Permit Sample

Fireworks Permits:  Please contact Chairman Gary Lazarz - (715) 382-4397.