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Emergency Numbers

Fire/Police/Medical: 911
City Hall: 724-8918
Police Dispatch: 724-8274
Craw. Co EMS: 724-6435
Craw. Co Ambulance: 724-4721
Police Admin: 724-6219
Fire Admin: 724-6216
Hospital Admin: 724-8219
After Hrs. Water/Elec: 724-6216
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Fire Department

EMERGENCY: Dial 911

Fire Chief:  Chase Waggoner

Girard Fire Department
Phone: (620) 724-6216
Fax: (620) 724-8061
116 North Ozark Ave

 

 

 

Email-firechief@girardkansas.gov

 

 

The Girard Fire Department is the oldest fire department in Crawford County, established in 1871. Throughout the years, the fire department has seen many advances, as well as a complete new standard of firefighting and service delivery.

The fire department today is classified as a combination fire department with full-time firefighters as well as volunteer firefighters. The fire station is manned 24 hours a day, year round. In addition to fire suppression, the staff is responsible for conducting fire inspections within the community, equipment maintenance, and respond to non-fire related emergencies. The community is served by state of the art fire-fighting vehicles and equipment from a new Fire Station which serves as a model for current fire technology and service. To maintain certification, all firefighters are required to attend regular scheduled training classes twice per month.

The department also provides first responder medical services in cooperation with the Crawford County ambulance service. Members are certified to the EMT level, including extrication and light rescue capability. Public fire education and prevention measures are taught year round. The staff also teaches CO detection, and fire extinguisher classes free of charge to companies in the city, as well as the schools. Fire hydrant testing, flushing, and maintenance are conducted on an annual basis to ensure the ability to deliver fire suppression to the community.

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