City of Colwich

Fire Department

The Department is staffed by two full-time and 19 volunteer firefighters and provides emergency assistance throughout the City of Colwich and surrounding Union Township.

The Colwich Fire Department is comprised of 21 members. We cover a 35 mile diverse response area consisting of the City of Colwich and Union Township. Our current ISO rating is 4 in the city limits. In addition to our rural response area, our protection responsibilities include a new 3 story low rise office and manufacturing facility employing 250 workers. We also provide BLS first responder care for Sedgwick County EMS (ALS) in our response area. Apply to be a volunteer firefighter.

Services Provided:

  • Firefighting
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • BLS Emergency Medical Service
  • Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)

Burn permits are issued through the Administrative Services Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Once issued burn permits are effective until December 31st of the year they are issued for residents living in Union Township. Open burning is not permitted within the corporate limits of the City of Colwich.

Colwich/Union Township Fire Dept. Burn Permit

Address: 116 N. 3rd St.
P.O. Box 158
Colwich, KS 67030
Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 316-796-1004
Fax: 316-796-0913
Email: firedepartment@colwichks.org

An American Since 1887 City

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday November, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center 310 S. 2nd St. Click on the date to see the agenda for this meeting.