Happy Holiday's From the Wilder Fire Department
The fire department was first started by a group of citizens in the early 1950s. The WVFD, Inc. was first organized in 1957. The department, with its first fire chief, consisted of 15 members and a man-drawn hose tender was its only piece of equipment. Today the department consists of 2 fire stations that are operational 24 hours a day. 40 dedicated members, consisting of a paid fire chief, 7 career firefighters, and over 20 volunteers and part-time firefighters.