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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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NOTICE: ROAD CLOSURE The road around the stilling basin ("tubes") is scheduled to be closed to all traffic the morning of October 10th. Length of closure is anticipated to be 1-2 days. Fishing access, pedistrians, bicycles, and vehicles will NOT be permitted during this time. River Pond State Park remains accessible off Hwy K-13 (across the dam).

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Update: semi trailer tire and brake fire is extinguished. Engine 1 has cleared the scene. Please continue to use caution in the area as Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office continues to work the incident.

RESPONDING: WB Hwy 24 between Excel Rd and Lake Elbo Rd for a Semi Truck on fire. Please use caution in the area as emergency crews work on scene
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TODAY IS THE DAY! BTFD's 50th Anniversary Open House from 1pm to 5pm at Station 1!!!! Blue Township residents, please share with all of your friends and neighbors! There will be plenty of interactive activities for kids of all ages and a vehicle extrication demonstration with the jaws of life at 3pm. Bring the family out to say hi and still get home in time to see K-State football beat Texas at 6pm!

Our awesome neighbors at Nelson's Hatchery have offered up their parking lot directly off of Scottie Lane as overflow parking, so please park there if there is no space in our lot. There will be signage directing cars to do this and not park on the street. We hope to see you there!
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