The Caledonia Fire Department was established in 1889 and has a Class 4 ISO rating. The district is about 140 square miles and protects about 5,500 residents. The department’s 34 members are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and respond to approximately 60 calls each year. Types of calls include structure fires, wildland fires, search and rescue, motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle fires, carbon monoxide alarms, and hazardous materials incidents. The department has two engines, one rescue engine, one tower truck, two tankers, one brush truck, and one UTV. In October of each year members participate in Fire Prevention Week, providing fire safety and prevention information to elementary school students. The department is always accepting applications for those interested in becoming a firefighter.

Volunteer Staff

Kevin Jacobson
Fire Chief

Jeff Winjum
1st Assistant Chief

Kurt Zehnder
2nd Assistant Chief

Randall Ashbacher
Safety Officer

Dylan Becker
Fire Marshal

Troy Winjum
Secretary

Treasurer
Mitch Betz

Volunteer Firefighters:

Alexander Betz

Wesley Burroughs

Tom Esch

Zach Gengler

Austin Goergen

Jerry Holter

Pat Jilek

Jason Klug

Matt Klug

Todd Lemke

Ben Loging

Emily Loging

Connor McCormick

Patrick Molling

Michael Morey

Michael Nelson

William Persons

Adam Peterson

Chris Schansberg

Kevin Schmidt

Tim Schroeder

Kole Skauge

Ben Stutzman

Logan Thiele

Contact Information

If you would like a fireman to come to your class or special event to give a presentation, just give City Hall a call and we can leave a message for them.