Abbotsford Fire & Ambulance Service Inc.

A Few............ Serving Many!


Abbotsford Fire Dept.

112 W. Spruce St.

P.O. Box 477

Abbotsford, WI 54405


Abbotsford Ambulance Service

112 W. Spruce St.

PO Box 117

Abbotsford, WI 54405


Some Safe Winter Driving Tips:

  • Know the current road conditions.
  • Clear snow and ice from your car; especially your windows and lights.
  • Leave enough room for stopping; remember trucks are heavier than cars and take longer to slow down or stop.
  • Use your brakes carefully; do NOT pump anti-lock brakes.
  • Refrain from using your cruise control.
  • Just because you have a 4x4 vehicle, you can still lose traction just as quickly as a two wheel drive auto.
  • Give maintenance vehicles and snow plows courtesy and room to do their jobs! The law requires you to stay back 200 feet from a snowplow.
  • Pay attention and go slow if needed.

Some practices for protecting children while outside playing:

  • Dress children warmly using boots, hats, snow pants, and mittens.
  • Tuck in loose clothing, drawstrings, etc. if ice skating.
  • Children should always ride their sleds while sitting and facing forward (going down head first increases the chance of head and spinal injuries).
  • Limit the length of exposure, especially in colder temperatures and windy conditions (be mindful of wind chill)
  • Monitor kids for wet clothing and fatigue
  • Allow children to warm up indoors with a warm drink such as hot chocolate or apple cider.
  • Remind them to stay away from thin ice!