The Village of Plover Fire & EMS Department provides primary fire suppression, rescue vehicle extrication, wildland fire suppression and public education service to the Village of Plover, Village of Whiting, Town of Plover and a portion of the Town of Buena Vista.
Mutual-aid with all Portage County fire departments is achieved through the Portage County Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS), Division 110.
The department additionally is a founding member of the Portage County Metropolitan Fire District (Metro), an automatic-aid agreement providing automatic incident response across four municipalities including the Village of Plover, Village of Whiting, Town of Hull and City of Stevens Point.
The department additionally provides a highly trained 1st Responder emergency medical service throughout our primary response area. Members are required to be licensed by the State of Wisconsin at the State Certified, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) level. Several members are licensed to the State Certified, Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I) and Paramedic (EMT-P) levels.
In April 2018, Plover began operating a new Portage County Paramedic Ambulance that is staffed 24/7, 365 days a year. The Village of Plover has an ISO rating of 3.