The Dell Rapids Fire Department was established in 1894. A new fire station was completed in 2011 at an new location on the west side of Dell Rapids. The department has a combination of 25 certified firefighters and EMTs. On average the department responds to 225 calls per year, consisting of fires, vehicle injury accidents, and medical emergencies along with public service duties. In 2011 a new rescue rig was put in service which is equipped with a jaws unit. The department also employs 2 engines, 2 tenders, 2 grass fire rigs, and a snowmobile trailer with 2 fully equipped snowmobile rescue machines.
Dell Rapids Fire and Rescue is always looking to add more volunteers to a great membership of firefighters.
Dell Rapids Fire Department
401 W. 4th Street
Dell Rapids, SD 57022