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Fire ChiefGary Birch,
Fire Chief
3600 S 20th Street Trfy
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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  • Phone: 
    (913) 682-3346
  • Fax: 
    (913) 680-2770
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  • Department Hours:
    M - F, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Fire Operations

SAFETY, TEAMWORK, PRIDE, PROFESSIONALISM, COURAGE
Primary functions of the fire fighting activity:
  • Control and suppression of fires
  • Response to and mitigation of other emergencies
    • Medical assists
    • Vehicle extrication
    • Hazardous materials
    • High angle rescue
    • Water rescue

Significant functions of the fire fighting activity include:
  • Providing a well-trained and equipped fire delivery system
  • Testing, inspecting, and certifying all fire hydrants, pumpers, and hoses each year to ensure readiness
 
Leavenworth has three fire stations that are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year:

Station Locations:
  • Station 1 - 3600 S. 20th St. Trfwy (Headquarters)
  • Station 2 - 925 Shawnee
  • Station 3 - 2805 2nd Avenue

Administration Staff:
(01)    Fire Chief
(01)    Administrative Assistant
(01)    Deputy Chief
(01)    Division Chief of Prevention
(01)    Safety Officer

Suppression Staff: 
(03)    Battalion Chiefs
(12)    Captains
(12)    Driver/Operators
(22)    Firefighters

The following firefighting apparatuses and vehicles are housed at the following stations for fire suppression and quick response to emergencies:

Station 1:

  • Quint (serves five functions)
  • Battalion Chief
  • Rescue Boat
  • Hazmat Trailer

Station 2:

  • Engine (pumper)
  • Rescue Truck
  • Aerial Truck

Station 3:

  • (2) Engines (front line and reserve pumpers)
 

Firefighters complete a minimum of 240 hours of training each year. Subjects included in the department's training program are:  Incident Command, Fire Strategy and Tactics, Fire Ground Operations and a host of other subjects to ensure the Fire Department is able to deliver emergency services to the Leavenworth Community.

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