Arena Fire Department / EMS

Dave Meudt, Fire Chief
Courtney Norton, EMS Director

111 David Circle
Arena, WI  53503
(608) 753-2335
Email:  Arena Fire
Email:  Arena EMS

Station Location - 111 David Circle
Hours of Operation - 24 Hours


Arena Fire/EMS Mission

Is to provide a range of programs designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the Village and Town of Arena from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to any dangerous condition created by either man or nature.

Courtney Norton - Service Director
Laura Stichter and Samantha Gruber- Training Officers
Dustin Strobush- Infection Control Officer and Scheduler

Meeting night - Third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Fire and EMS station.

Current staffing - We are a volunteer department
16 EMT basic with advanced skills
3 Drivers 

Coverage -
We cover all of Arena Township and the Village of Arena.  Mutual aid is provided to neighboring communities when requested.

Call times -
Daytime calls during the week are handled by a group of EMT's that work in the Arena area or from their home.
Evenings and weekends are scheduled from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

EMT basic requirements - Classes are run by MATC or Southwest Tech every semester.

  • Healthcare Provider CPR is required.
  • Basic in classroom work is approximately 144 hours.
  • Out of classroom work and additional training for advanced skills is also required.
  • Advanced skills include defibrillation, combitube, nebulizers, glucagon administration, epi pens, and bloodborne, airborne pathogens.

 Arena Fire/EMS Vision

The Arena Fire Department will continually strive to exceed our citizen's expectations.  Working within a healthy, safe and innovative environment that enhances the professional and efficient delivery of emergency services.  We also strive to be an organization providing community safety education and information, keen to anticipate, influence and embrace change.


Volunteer Opportunities

Help Us Help You-  The Arena Fire and EMS  is looking for EMTs.  If you are 18+ years old, have a high school diploma and have a strong commitment to your community, then please contact the Arena Fire Department at (608) 753-2335 and become an EMT today.  EOC


Come see what Arena has to offer...

You'll be pleasantly surprised to see that such a cozy community has so much to offer. From our dramatic bluffs and rolling rivers, to our friendly businesses, quality schools, and wide array of recreational activities, Arena is a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Whether you are just visiting or plan to stay, feel free to explore all the opportunities in store for you in Arena, the Gateway to the River Valley. More…