Fire Department


A volunteer fire department has been established to prevent and extinguish fires and to protect lives and property against fires, to promote fire prevention and fire safety, and to answer all emergency calls for which there is no other established agency. The Remsen Fire House is located at 125 E 1st Street.

The department consists of the Fire Chief and such other officers and personnel as may be authorized by the Council. The Remsen Fire Department has a roster for 20 members.

  • Chris Frederes (Chief)
  • Josh Gengler (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Mark Gaskill
  • Ken Ahlers
  • Chris Poeckes
  • Todd Tentinger
  • Randy Ortmann
  • Chad Weiler
  • Jerry Braun
  • Doug Owens (Assistant Chief)
  • Terry Maass
  • Lee Galles
  • JT Sanow
  • Derek Gengler
  • Michael Matgen
  • Josh Hill
  • Mike Wurth
  • Jacob Schindler
  • Jeff Tritz
  • Scott Bohnenkamp

    FIRE DEPT 2010

    Outdated photo of the Fire Department from 2010


    Firefighters explain fire safety to kids annually during Fire Prevention Week