Fire Department

Welcome to the Austin Fire Department.  Our department is made up of many dedicated employees and community members that strive to keep you safe.

The department consists of 35 trained staff members.  Eleven full-time staff which includes the Chief, three Commanders and six Engineers providing 24 hour coverage in three shift intervals and one Administrative Assistant.  Included in our staff are 24 part-time fire fighters who provide added service to the citizens of the Austin community in addition to their regular employment.

Austin Fire Department
(507) 433-3405

Fire Station
122 1st Avenue NE
Austin, MN 55912
(507) 433-3405

Grilling Safety Tips

U.S. Home Heating Equipment Fires

Jim McCoy, Fire Chief - ', MN

Jim McCoy, Fire Chief

Jim McCoy, Fire Chief

Terry Petersen, Commander

Tom Schulte, Commander

Troy Tigner, Commander

Tim Hansen, Inspector

Chris Grunewald, Assistant Inspector/Engineer

Jim Halsey, Assistant Inspector/Engineer

Tim Olson, Engineer

Josh Kunze, Engineer

Hans Gilbert, Engineer

Marie Ree, Administrative Assistant

Part-time Firefighters
Jeremy Carolan
Chris Case
Ernie Hammero
Tim Haldorson
Joshua Seha
Josh Hall
Troy Holtz
Craig Weis
Kevin Godtland
Jeff McCormack
Steve Turner
Tim Rodgers
Tim Donovan
Mike Tischer
Nate Petersen
Joe Mattice
Matthew Wyse
Heath Deters
Justin Bickler

2016 4th Grade Junior Fire Poster State Winner


2017 4th Grade Junior Fire Poster Winners

Sponsors of the program include the Fire Department, McDonald’s, Walmart, Austin Fire & Safety, Family Video, CineMagic 7, Echo Lanes, Everything Hobby and Rohler Rink of Brownsdale.

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