Fire Department

Front Row Kneeling: Sal Morelos, Nick Miller, Kevin Houdek, Josh Meyer, Pete
Nelson, Jerry Swartzentruber, Kyle Bodle
Back Row: Jason Sellnow, Mike Tewey, Chris Haasser, Brandon Hudalla, Otis
Ostendorf, Josh Spieker, Josh Luberts, Jeremy Haugen, Dan Laumeyer
Missing – John Ecker, Jeremy Sovich, Bud Otte, and Noah Koltes

The Long Prairie Fire Department has been serving the community since 1889 protecting lives and property. The department recently received the exceptional ISO insurance rating of "4". Services provided by the department include fire suppression, EMS, rescue and extrication.

Chief: Dan Laumeyer
Fire Fighters: 22 Volunteer Professionals

Dispatching and individual firefighter paging service provided by Todd County Sheriff's Department 911 System.

Service Area:

The area served by the Department is the City of Long Prairie, two complete adjoining townships and parts of seven other area townships which consist of 325 square miles of service. Service all/or parts of the following townships:

  • Bruce
  • Burnhamville
  • Hartford
  • Iona
  • Leslie
  • Little Sauk
  • Long Prairie
  • Reynolds
  • Round Prairie


The Department includes 24 members who are Firefighter I Certified with over 100 hours technical college training.

  1. 24 members certified as First Responders for medical emergencies.
  2. All members are trained as aerial apparatus operators
  3. Trained by the National Weather Service for weather spotting
  4. The Department is also qualified for "high angle rope rescue" and trained in cold water rescue.
  5. A11 Firefighters are FF1/FF11/Hazmat and EMR certified


1402005International 4-doorCustom1500 GPM pumper
1411991Navistar 4-doorToyne1000 GPM pumper
1432010FreightlinerMidwest2000 gallon tanker
1442001Sterling LT8513Toyne3000 gallon tanker
1451986ChevroletMidwest4x4 grass rig
145-011977Chevrolet Utility Truck
145-022004Kubota UTV 4x4 grass rig/rescue
1461997Ford F350Conway4x4 grass rig
148200575' Aerial LadderPierce1500 GPM
1492000Sterling L7500 CentralHeavy Rescue
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