History of the Willard Fire Protection District

1954 - Willard Community Fire Department Founded

First Fire Chief - Lawrence Sheppard

The Department Started As Four (4) Volunteers And Quickly Grew

1988 - Became The Willard Fire Protection District As It Is Known By Today (tax levy passed)

2012 - The First Paid Personnel Were Hired (second tax levy passed)

2015 - The New Multi-million Dollar Headquarters And Station Moved Into

2015 - The First Custom Fire Engine Was Purchased And Delivered

Current - Thirty-five (35) Firefighters

Current Fire Chief - Kenneth Scott

Original archive video of 1954 fire engine and volunteer firefighters training.

Original archive video of 1954 fire engine and volunteer firefighters training. (short version)

History Museum Gallery

Within our new headquarters we have a history museum dedicated to firefighters and the history of the Willard Community Fire Department, now the Willard Fire Protection District.  Here you will see the original 1954 fire engine and other memorabilia. Come by to visit the museum at no charge.