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Mission Statement

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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August 6th, 10:39 pm

City of Kaukauna Fire Department


Kaukauna — The Kaukauna Fire Department responded tonight at 7:27 p.m. for a fire at the Badger Quick Stop located 3011 Lawe Street in Kaukauna.
The fire started near an electrical outlet, and the caused was an electrical issue. Employees of the Badger Quick Stop used a fire extinguisher prior to the fire departments arrival and this help to prevent the fire from spreading. Fire department personnel used a thermal imaging camera to locate a small amount of fire inside a wall and extinguish it.

Damage is estimated to be $3,000.00
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August 6th, 10:38 pm

City of Kaukauna Fire Department

August 6, 2018


Kaukauna — The Kaukauna Fire Department responded tonight at 9:22 p.m. for a vehicle that drove through a garage wall. Nobody was injured. Damage to the garage is estimated to be $10,000.00. An estimate on the damage to vehicle is not available at this time.
The driver of the vehicle said his foot slipped off the brake onto the accelerator while pulling into his garage.
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5:12 pm
210 W 4th Street
City of Kaukauna Fire Department self-dispatched ourselves to a structure fire after on duty crew spotted smoke coming from a garage near Kaukauna Fire Station. Upon arrival we found a two stall detached garage with moderate amount of brown smoke coming from eaves of the garage. Crews initiated a quick exterior attack via a second story window. Forcible entry was then made and crews conducted an aggressive interior attack on the fire, which was located in a second story storage space. Fire was deemed under control within 15 minutes of arrival. Fire damage was contained to the second story storage space and roof structures. The garage was unoccupied at the time, with no cars present as well. The cause of this fire remains under investigation. Extent of the damage is estimated at $10,000.
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Department Info


201 Reaume Avenue
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.
Cody Foss

Additional/Contact Info