Fire Department Volunteers Work to Improve Emergency Readiness

Put in Bay VFDThe Put-in-Bay Volunteer Fire Department has improved its ability to handle emergency situations on South Bass Island.  According to firefighter Doug Wilhelm, the department has purchased a brand new thermal imaging camera and installed it on the first line pumper.  A 1996 engine has been bought from the Sandusky Fire Department and is receiving equipment upgrades.

PiB VFD has served one pancake breakfast this year, a second  is planned for February 19, with additional breakfasts in March and April.  A steak roast is also being considered.  Revenue from these events goes to new department equipment purchases.