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OUR MISSION - We are committed to protecting life, property and the environment in our community by providing community outreach and prevention, rapid and professional fire suppression, medical and rescue services, and response to related emergencies. Our mission is accomplished by professionally trained personnel, through teamwork and innovation, utilizing the personnel and resources provided by our community.

OUR VISION - With pride in the past and growing to meet the needs of the future, we will strive to provide the best possible emergency and preventative services to our community.



In the 1960’s, most rural areas of Kansas had no organized fire protection, and Blue Township was no different.  One night in 1966, a fire broke out in the K-Hill Engine Service shop on east Highway 24. Owners John and Wilma Brooks got a call from neighbors that it was on fire, and began frantically making phone calls to get help.  There was no “911” in those days, so…

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All of our members are volunteers, and all have obligations and commitments outside the fire department. At the same time, we take our commitment to our community very seriously, and recognize we cannot fulfill that commitment if we are not…

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Blue Township professionally maintains six Fire/Rescue apparatus. Our apparatus are used in a variety of emergency situations from structural fire suppression, wildland fire suppression, motor vehicle crashes, rescues and medical emergencies.



Training is a major focus of our department. Just as the best athlete cannot function well if they do not routinely train, both individually and with the rest of their team, we provide frequent opportunities for all of our members to…

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Camping out at Country Stampede? Pay attention to the orange letters/numbers in the roadway to help emergency crews find your location in the event of an emergency! It's a big campground, so be sure to memorize the closest one to your campsite to tell a dispatcher if you have to call 911. "The second tent away from the pink camouflage camper trailer" doesn't really help us out too much, there's always a few! Please drink lots of water this weekend! It is already very toasty out here. We wish you a safe and fun filled stampede weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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PUBLIC INFORMATION: Blue Township Fire Department will begin it's annual staffing of the Country Stampede music festival at Tuttle Creek State Park this Wednesday, 6/21/17 at 12:00pm. Our fire and rescue crews will stay on-site for at least 96 consecutive hours, ending the operational period at 12:00pm Sunday, 6/25/17. During this 96 hour operational period, the campground area will be staffed around the clock. Our first aid tent in the festival grounds will close each day upon the completion of the last show of the night. Campers and concert goers are encouraged to follow official social media accounts of both Country Stampede as well as Blue Township Fire Dept. for important announcements should the need for one arise (such as in the event of severe weather). We wish everyone attending the event a safe and fun Stampede and want to begin reminding attendees to come prepared with plenty of water. Initial weather reports are forecasting highs in the upper 90's next week. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter pages for more "Stampede Safety Tips and Reminders" up until the beginning of the event! ... See MoreSee Less

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**EDIT: All of our tickets have been SOLD! You can still purchase tickets for the event through Country Stampede's website for the regular ticket price. Thank you so very much to those who shared this post and purchased through us to support our all-volunteer fire department! We look forward to seeing everyone out there! Have fun and be safe.**

WE HAVE COUNTRY STAMPEDE TICKETS! June 22nd-24th in Tuttle Creek State Park. Are you in need of 3-day GA passes? As part of our reimbursement for staffing the event, Stampede has given us a number of tickets to sell. Each ticket is being sold for ONLY $100 each, which is the best rate in town! If you or someone you know is looking for a 3 day pass, please reach out to us at bluefd@bluetownshipfire.com with your contact info and how many tickets you would like (we have a lot available). We can take cash, check, or use our Square app for Credit/Debit cards. $100 gets you 3 full days of Stampede Fun in the Sun AND you get to help the ALL VOLUNTEER Fire Department that helps keep you and other concert goers safe! Please share, as this helps us cover our expenses of operation at the event!
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