Fire Department ISO 3 Rating

The Prairie du Chien Fire Department is a volunteer fire department with a full-time Fire Chief. The firefighters are paid a salary for the year with bonuses added for rank and/or percentages made for training and fire calls. The Prairie du Chien Fire Department is looking for people that have a desire to help keep the City of Prairie du Chien safe and help mitigate emergencies that arise. The Fire Department has openings for people that live within 15 minutes of the fire station. Are you interested? Please read on!!

Command Staff

  • Fire Chief - Tad Beutin
  • Deputy Fire Chief - Tim Deluhery, Sr.
  • Assistant Fire Chief - Steve Rickleff
  • Safety Officer - Bruce "Harry" Remz

Line Officers
Captain Derrick Eastman / Lieutenant Jaaren Riebe / Lieutenant Tim Deluhery, Jr. / Lieutenant Dustin Folsom / Lieutenant Ben Pintz

Fire Fighters

 Phil Becwar / Sheldon Rodriguez – Black / Heath Smith / Melissa Folsom / Dan Gillitzer / Harry Remz / Wayne Koecke / Arnold Mezera / Krystalia Phillips / John Rickleff / Bob Saddler / Ed Steger / Nicholas Gillitzer / Dan Hackett / Lee Arneson / Mike Steiner / Steven Jennigs / Mathew Heisz

Becoming a Member:
If you are at least 18 years of age, live within 15 minutes of the City, and wish to become a member of the Prairie du Chien Fire Department, you need to complete an application and return it to the Fire Chief. Membership and training requirements will be explained to you as well as when or if there is going to be an opening.