The Gaylord Fire Department is responsible for fire suppression, rescue, fire code enforcement, and public fire education. The department includes 25-35 volunteer firefighters operating out of the Fire Station located on East Highway 5. Every resident and business in the city of Gaylord is within six minutes of the fire station.
Fire Chief: Dean Schons
Home: 507-237-5377 Cell: 507-381-7888
|Fred Latzke||Travis Grack||Ian Sing|
|Jerry Hahn||Brian Scholla||Jeremy Serbus|
|Scott Kuphal||Cory Swenson||Tom Frauendienst|
|Marc Messner||Jeff Walker||Dean Reid|
|Nick Enter||Justin Rose||Darrin Reid|
|Joe Strobel||Lyle Grochow||Dale Steinborn|
|Erin Swenson||Mark Kuphal||Gary Schmitt|
|Dean Schons||Dan Messner||Jesse Hardel|
|Roberto Mendez||Kenneth Uecker|
This includes code enforcement, inspection, fire investigation and public education. These are key areas in holding down costs associated with traditional fire department response.
Training and Compliance
The Gaylord Fire Department ensures proper training for all fire department personnel. Monthly drills include all aspects of fire and emergency response.
Firefighting and rescue tasks, prevention and support activities are carried out by the firefighters. The fire department maintains its own equipment operating out of a modern facility.