Buffalo County Fire Department

Find Buffalo County Wisconsin fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Fountain City Fire Department 2 North Hill Street Fountain WI 54629 608-687-6211


Mondovi Fire Department 131 W Riverside Ave Mondovi WI 54755 715-926-4901

Nelson Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 175 Nelson WI 54756 715-673-4801

Rock Creek Township Fire Department N995 County Road H Mondovi WI 54755 715-456-2089

Tri Community Fire 245 East 10th Street Cochrane WI 54622 608-248-2253

Waumandee Montana Fire Department S2004 County Road U Waumandee WI 54622 608-626-3431

About Buffalo County Fire Departments

Buffalo County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Buffalo County, WI community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Buffalo County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Buffalo County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Buffalo County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Buffalo County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Buffalo County

Buffalo County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Wisconsin are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Buffalo County. Buffalo County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Buffalo County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Buffalo County, WI

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Buffalo County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Buffalo County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Buffalo County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Buffalo County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Buffalo County and Wisconsin Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Buffalo County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Buffalo County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.