Beatrice Fire and Rescue


Beatrice Fire and Rescue is a full-time paid municipal fire department which includes: A fire chief, fire inspector, and twenty-one (21) paid shift personnel.  We also maintain eight to twelve (8-12) firefighter/EMT paid reserves who supplement the full-time members during emergencies.


We operate with three shifts each comprised of: a Shift Captain, apparatus driver, and five (5) firefighter-EMT/Paramedics.  Presently, the Beatrice Fire and Rescue has twelve (12) certified Paramedics, all other members are EMT-B certified.  Each shift is on-duty 24 hours and off-duty 48 hours.  


Besides fire protection, prevention and public education, Beatrice Fire and Rescue provides the following services:

  1. County-wide basic and advanced life support ambulance service;
  2. Regional Hazardous Material incident response (all full-time members are trained and certified as Haz-Mat technicians); and
  3. Confined-space, high-angle, and water rescue.


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