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The Fire Department of the City of Jamestown, North Dakota, duly organized in the year 1884 and reorganized in the year 1919, has a primary purpose to provide a range of programs designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the city from the adverse effects of fire, explosion, and disaster, and exposure to dangerous conditions created by either persons or nature.

The fire department's objectives are to provide fire control and suppression, fire inspection and prevention programs, centralized training, rescue and recovery, hazardous materials response, and civil defense by providing an emergency response system that will manage and provide mitigation of any such emergency.






The Fire Department provides the following services:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Water Rescue & Recovery
  • Fire Code Enforcement
  • Public Fire Education



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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