Fire Department

Mission Statement: To protect life and minimize property loss to our community and neighbors.

The Herington Fire Department takes pride in its service to the community and surrounding areas. Its predominantly volunteer staff is dedicated in providing many different aspects of emergency response. Our members hold many certifications and they are trained at the Firefighter 1 & 2 levels.

The primary area of coverage is a 96 square mile fire district in Dickinson and Morris Counties. With a 500 square mile area of coverage for Rescue. The Department has 2 Class A Pumpers, 4 brush trucks that are used for wild land fires and 1 squad.

The Full Time Staff have many duties to include, Inspections, and Code Enforcement. Any building within the City Limits of Herington a building permit shall be applied for. Building Permits can be obtained at City Hall 17 N Broadway.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kyler Schlesener Fire Captain (785) 258-3020
Scott Melcher Interim Fire Chief (785) 258-3020