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The Kaukauna Fire Department is committed to providing a safe and healthy community for both citizens and business by minimizing fire loss through sound fire prevention efforts, competent suppression techniques and efficient emergency medical care.

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It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Buchanan Firefighter Ben Karner. His smile and laugh will never be forgotten; as well as his dependency on the fireground. Funeral arr...

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Press Release On 08/10/17 at approximately 10:20 p.m. Kaukauna Fire Department and Police Department were dispatched to 701 Dodge St. for a structure fire. Kaukauna Fire Department extinguished the...

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Department Info


206 W. 3rd St.
Kaukauna, WI 54130
Emergency – 911
Non-Emergency – 920-766-6320 ext.0

Fire Chief

Paul Hirte
Phone: 920-766-6320 Ext. 1
Fax: 920-766-6322

Assistant Fire Chief / Fire Inspector

Don Grindheim
Phone: 920-766-6320 Ext. 2
Fax: 920-766-6322

Assistant Chief / Equipment and Maintenance

Travis Teesch
Phone: 920-766-6320 ext. 4
Fax: 920-766-6322

Assistant Chief / EMS Director

Craig Schneider
Phone: 920-766-6320 ext. 3
Fax: 920-766-6322

Assistant Chief / Special Operations & Training

Chad Gerrits
Phone: 920-766-6320 ext. 5

Lieutenant / Paramedic

Mike Hamilton
Joseph Resch, Jr.

Additional/Contact Info