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Fire and Ambulance

City of Whitefish Fire Department

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The Whitefish Fire Department has provided quality emergency response services to the Whitefish community for over 105 years. Providing services such as structural and wildland firefighting, all hazard, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, technical rescue services, community fire and life safety education, as well as fire code enforcement to those living, working and traveling through Whitefish. These services are provided from 2 strategically-located fire stations by a highly trained staff of 15 career and 10 volunteer firefighter/emergency medical responders.  

Fire and Ambulance Response Area

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Whitefish Fire Department to:

  • Protect the lives and property of the people of the City of Whitefish, the surrounding Whitefish Fire Service Area, and those traveling through our community from: fire, natural disaster, and hazardous materials;
  • Save lives and improve life by providing emergency medical services as part of the Flathead County EMS system;
  • Rescue people from precarious situations;
  • Prevent fires, injuries and emergencies through education, prevention, and fire and life safety code programs; 
  • Provide a safe working environment for all our firefighters; career, part-time and volunteer, that encourages excellence through the synergy of our team;
  • Develop relationships with our automatic mutual aid partners to aid in providing timely quality emergency services. 

Administrative Division

Contact Information:  The Administrative Division manages the overall operations of the Fire Department. The Division includes the Fire Chief and other assigned support staff. The Chief also responds to local and mutual aids calls to provide command support during emergency operations. 

Whitefish Fire Department
Station 21

275 Flathead Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937

Station 22
1400 Hodgson Road

Fire Chief
Joe Page
Phone:(406)863-2483
Fax:    (406)863-2499
Email: jpage@cityofwhitefish.org

Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal
Travis Tveidt
Phone:(406)863-2483
Fax:    (406)863-2499
email: ttveidt@cityofwhitefish.org

Administrative Assistant                                      Kerry Harrison                                                                                                                Phone (406) 863-2490                                                                                                          Fax: (406) 863-2499                                                                                                        email: kharrison@cityofwhitefish.org

Administration Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M. (closed 12-1 P.M.)

 

A Shift

  • Joe Rendahl - A Shift Captain - Firefighter/Medic
  • Sarah Peterson - Firefighter/Medic
  • Cole Lackey - Firefighter/Medic
  • Brian Raykowski - Firefighter/Medic
  • Sal Baccaro - Firefighter/Medic

B Shift

  • Justin Woods - B Shift Captain - Firefighter/Medic
  • Kyle Nace - Firefighter/Medic
  • Scott Alexander - Firefighter/Medic
  • Ben Fassnacht - Firefighter/Medic
  • Dave Mangold - Firefighter/Medic

C Shift

  • Cole Hadley - C Shift Captain - Firefighter/Medic
  • Mike Zorn - Firefighter/AEMT
  • Brian Wood - Firefighter/Medic
  • Heather Lackey - Firefighter/Medic
  • Corey Ledbetter - Firefighter/Medic

Volunteers

  • Mark Carlson - Firefighter
  • Matt Weller - Firefighter
  • Rod Schmidt - Firefighter/Medic
  • Kyle Woodruff - Firefighter
  • Phil Sutsos - Firefighter/EMT
  • Andrew Baker - Firefighter/EMT
  • Nathan Basford - Firefighter/Medic
  • Justin Horn - Firefighter/Medic
  • Paul Summers - Firefighter/EMT
  • Craig Workman - Firefighter/EMR
  • Cameron Bradley - Firefighter/Medic

Volunteer Information Packet