History

The Village of Reeseville Fire Department was organized March 7, 1892 in Moores Hall with a membership of 22, a consititution and by-laws were adopted. 

The first motorized apparatus purchased was a 1932 Chevy Hook & Ladder Truck

(this appartus is still in use today as a parade truck). 

Today the department operates out of one station built in 1962. 

 

The Reeseville Fire Department is currently 100% Volunteer. 

  
 

Reeseville Fire Department Chief's

Ben Zechzer - Acting Chief: 8/2020 - Current

                     Member: 2011 - Current

Nicholas Gay - Chief: 1/2017 - 8/2020 (3.7 yrs)

                      Member: 2008 - 2020

           

David Snow - Chief: 7/2011 - 12/2016 (5.5 yrs)

                    Member: 1974 - Current

               

Dale Beal - Chief: 1/2008 - 6/2011 (3.5 yrs)

                 Member: 1976 - 2011

                

Donald Beal - Chief: 1/1989 - 12/2007 (18 yrs)

                    Member: 1957 - 2014

                

William Lau - Chief: 1/1963 - 12/1988 (25 yrs)

                    Member: 1948 - 1988

             

Theodore Buss - Chief: 11/1947 - 12/1962 (15 yrs)

                        Member: 1926 - 1935/1939 - 1962

     

Raymond Froehlich - Chief: 10/1941 - 11/1947 (6 yrs)

                              Member: 1926 - 1947

Edwin Yerges - Chief: 7/1941 - 10/1941 (3 mo)

                      Member: 1917 - 1949

                          

H.J. Reith - Chief: 3/1925 - 7/1941 (16 yrs)

                 Member: 1920 - 1941

Albert Steinacker - Chief: 3/1914 - 3/1918 (4 yrs)

                           Chief: 3/1923 - 3/1925 (2 yrs)

                           Member: 1910 - 1934

George Rounds - Chief: 3/1918 - 3/1923 (5 yrs)

                         Member: 1892 - 1895/1909 - 1923

Fred Etschied, Jr. - Chief: 10/1895 - 3/1914 (19 yrs)

                            Member: 1892 - 1915

Frank Heinig - Chief: 10/1894 - 9/1895 (1 yr)

                     Member: 1892 - 1895

C.A. Buss, Sr. - Chief: 3/1892 - 10/1894 (2 yrs)

                      Member: 1892 - 1894

SERVING THE VILLAGE OF REESEVILLE ~ TOWNSHIPS OF LOWELL, PORTLAND & ELBA

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