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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