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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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Thinking of our fellow brothers...RIP ... read less...

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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8-10-17 10:19 pm City of Kaukauna Fire Department was dispatched out for report of a structure fire inside an apartment above Benchwarmers Bar and Grill in the City of Kaukauna. Upon arrival a small amount of smoke was coming from an upstairs apartment and all occupants and patrons had evacuated the building. Crews made entry the building where they encountered moderate smoke and found smoldering carpet and other materials which were quickly extinguished. Apartment was then ventilated of smoke and other dangerous gases. Fire damage was limited to the carpet and personal items. The kitchen and living room along with its contents experienced minor smoke damage. The cause of this fire is under investigation. The Bar and Grill on the first floor sustained no damage and was able to reopen for business. Total fire damage is estimated at $10,000. ... read less...

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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