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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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GRASS FIRE: Crews responding to the 6100 Blk of Blue River Rd in Blue Twp for a report of a Grass Fire with a structure threatened. ... See MoreSee Less

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Heads up: A public safety warning regarding possibly tainted foreign candy from our friends at Wamego PD. Any other cases of this in the region should be reported to a law enforcement agency. ... See MoreSee Less

PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT Today the Wamego Police Department received a report from several citizens of candy that was possibly tainted. The candy is in the shape of a small baby bottle and is labeled "Bibi Frutix" and according to the label was made in Mexico. (See attached photograph.) While this is an isolated report it is unknown where the candy has been distributed as the candy was not purchased at a local store. The powdery substance - normally sugar - has not been analyzed at this time. However several people who sampled contents reported the powder had a chemical taste and two people had adverse reactions. This release is being distributed in the interest of public safety. Anyone who has this labeled candy should take appropriate actions for their safety and may contact their local law enforcement agency if they have questions.

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There is absolutely NO BURNING allowed in Pottawatomie County today. If you see something, call it in. Oh, and smokers, #KeepYourButtsToYourselves. Your cigarette flicked out of the car window is not only littering, but can ultimately spark the next big wildland fire. It's the first full week of December and we are seeing fire conditions reminiscent of the first week in March. Be fire wise, Kansas. ... See MoreSee Less

This week starts with high to critical fire danger across the state. For details go to our fire weather briefing at www.kansasforests.org/fire_management/incident_intel_and_support/index.html , click on "fire weather, danger..." then on "current fire weather briefing". All week will have elevated fire danger, making fires dangerous and difficult to control.

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