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Meet The Fire Chief

Jim A. Reuther has over 24 years of experience in the fire service and was appointed Fire Chief for the City of Jamestown Fire Department in July of 2008. Chief Reuther started with the Jamestown Fire Department in 1989 as a volunteer firefighter and in 1999 was hired as a full time firefighter, his responsibilities included Training Chief, Public Fire Education and Fire Investigation.

Professional associations include:

  • Member - North Dakota Fire Chief's Association
  • Member - North Dakota Prevention Association
  • Member - North Dakota Chapter of the Association of Arson Investigations
  • Member - International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Member - National Fire Academy Alumni Association
  • Member - Local Emergency Planning Commission
  • Past President - Jamestown Fire Department Volunteers


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209 2nd Ave NW
Jamestown, ND 58401

Phone: (701) 252-1441
Fax: (701) 252-4786

The main station is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Fire Chief - Jim Reuther
Training Officer - Sheldon Mohr
Inspections - Thomas Steckler