Some of you may wonder, how did the fire department ever start up, who formed it, and why was it formed when it was formed? Well, we hope the next several pages will help answer these burning questions and then some. This history was compiled by the firefighters in celebration of the department's 125th anniversary. Yes, Fenton's fire department has been around for more than 125 years now. So please read on and enjoy learning about our history and major events up until the past few years.