The Hickman Fire Department (HFD) was founded in 1936. HFD is governed by the Hickman Rural Fire Protection Board, consisting of five community members. HFD is currently staffed by 28 volunteer members. The Command Staff consist of a Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, Fire Suppression Captain and Emergency Medical Captain. HFD has a extensive¬† service district, covering in and around the City of Hickman and the village’s of Roca and Holland. The boundaries extend east to west from S 134th St to SW 2nd St and north to south from Saltillo Rd to Olive Creek Rd.

Chief: Art Robertson – Email

Assistant Chief: Chelsey Brown – Email

Fire Captain: Hayden Holechek

EMS Captain: Julie Trapletti

Department Administrator: Mary Schieke

HFD is 100% manned by volunteers, taking calls for service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Members of HFD perform duties consistent with rural and urban fire and rescue operations, such as fire suppression, emergency medical care, water rescue, vehicle extrication, wildland fire suppression and many more. HFD apparatus fleet, consists of 2 Ambulances (11 and12), 1 Fire Engine (34), 1 Rescue Truck(31), 3 Wildland Grass Trucks (23,24,28), One 3000 gallon water Tanker(40), 1 Rapid Response Vehicle(62) and 1 UTV Response Vehicle(25). All members are trained in accordance with the NFPA standards on vehicle operations.

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Service Area

The Hickman Rural Fire and Rescue Department serves in the southeast part of Lancaster county.

Our district boarders are Saltillo on the North side, SW 2nd on the West side, Olive Creek on the South side and a staggering boarder on the East from 82nd to 134th St. We serve our community with fire protection service and basic life support EMS services.

UPDATE: As of Feb. 15, 2020, our ambulance is now in service and transporting patients. Lincoln will still assist with certain calls based on protocol.