104 East 2nd Street
P. O. Box 278
Ph: (620) 564-3161
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
24 Hours a Day,
7 Days a Week
The Ellinwood Fire Department is a volunteer department and provides fire and rescue for the City of Ellinwood and the Lakin and Comanche townships. The Ellinwood Fire Department consists of volunteers who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chris Komarek is the Fire Chief and Don Moos is the Assistant Fire Chief.
Ellinwood's ISO (Insurance Service Office) ranking was upgraded to a Class 3 and an 8B in rural areas within 5 road miles of the fire station. This puts Ellinwood in the top 5% in the state.
Department training is held on the 2nd Monday of every month to keep the fire personnel up to date and familiar with the equipment. Members are certified through the State of Kansas.
The primary goals of the Fire Department are to:
- Reduce and prevent the loss of life and property damage
- Quickly rescue trapped victims
- Protect the environment from destruction