Iron County Fire Department

Find Iron 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.

Hurley Fire Department 405 5th Avenue North Hurley WI 54534 715-561-3730

Kimball Fire Department 5715 Center Drive Hurley WI 54534 715-561-2435

Montreal Fire Department 53 Wisconsin Avenue Montreal WI 54550 715-561-4955

Oma Volunteer Fire Department 9970 Highway 51 Hurley WI 54534 715-476-0183

Saxon-Gurney Fire Department 14281 Highway 122 Trunk Saxon WI 54559 715-893-2411

About Iron County Fire Departments

Iron County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Iron County, WI community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Iron 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:
  • Iron County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Iron County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Iron County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Iron County

Iron 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 Iron County. Iron County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Iron County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Iron County, WI

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Iron County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Iron 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.

Iron County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Iron County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Iron 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 Iron County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Iron County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.