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Contact Information
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Fire Department - Administration
Fire Chief - David J. Obereiter
1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Phone:  (269)-381-8080 ext. 124
Fax:  (269) 381-3550
Email:  firechief@ktwp.org

Station 1 - Northwood
Battalion Chief:  Jairus Baird
2617 North Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 490007
Phone:  (269) 344-1466
Fax:  (269) 344-9904
Email:  station1@ktwp.org

Station 2 - Eastwood
Battalion Chief - Matt Mulac
2703 East Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Phone:  (269) 345-0313
Fax:  (269) 345-6398
Email:  station2@ktwp.org

Station 3 - Lakewood
Contact Station 2 - Eastwood
3100 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Station 4 - Westwood
Deputy Chief:  Michael J. Weidemann
1310 Nichols Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Phone:  (269) 343-1811
Fax:  (269) 343-1713
Email:  depchfsta4@ktwp.org

Fire Marshal
Captain Todd Kowalski

1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Phone:  (269) 381-8080 ext. 115
Fax:  (269) 381-3550
Email:  tckowalski@ktwp.org

Maintenance
Captain Todd J. Martin
1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Phone:  (269) 381-8080 ext.133
Fax:  (269) 381-3550
Email:  tjmartin@ktwp.org
Paid On-call Firefighters

Township of Kalamazoo Fire Department

Have you ever considered serving your community in a rewarding and exciting way?

The Township of Kalamazoo Fire Department maintains approximately 65 part-time, paid on-call firefighters that are made up of area residents that respond to emergency situations as needed.   Paid on-call fire fighters work under the general supervision of the officers of the department and perform the duties of emergency fire and medical response operations for the residents of Kalamazoo Township and surrounding communities.

This position requires a moderate time commitment associated with training and emergency responses.  All required training is provided by the Township of Kalamazoo.If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the fire chief at (269) 381-8080 or at firechief@ktwp.org.

Click Here for the full job description and qualifications.

Click Here for the job application.

Fire Department Awards

The 31st Annual Fire Department Awards (2015) Program was held on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Township Hall.  Members of the Fire Department received the following recognition.

Fire Fighter of the Year - Captain Todd Martin

Citations for Bravery
Fire Fighter Shawn Gallagher, Fire Fighter Anthony Tazelaar, Assistant Chief Dave Hoekstra, Captain Todd Kowalski, Fire Fighter Chris Weidemann, Fire Fighter Nathathan Carley, Fire Fighter Brian Toepper, Fire Fighter Michael Parker, Captain Todd Martin and Firefighter Jim Varda.

The 2015 Citations for Lifesaving wree presented to the following:


THOMAS BAAS
JOE LANDREVILLE
BRIAN TENBRINK
JAIRUS BAIRD
JAMES LOEDEMAN
RANDY THOMPSON
CHAD BAKER
TODD MARTIN
RICK TROTT
PHIL CURLEY
MATT MULAC
JOE VANORDER
TODD DUNFIELD
DAVE OBREITER
JIM VARDA
GARRET FULLER
GABRIEL PODOLSKY
TYLER VAUGHN
SHAWN FALLAGHER
JESSE RODER
MARK WARNICKE
AL GARNAAT
MIKE ROTGERS
DAVE WEAL
MARK GARRETT
LORI STIRN
CHRIS WEIDEMANN
DAVE HOEKSTRA
JASON SWITZER
MICHAEL WEIDEMANN
MIKE HUBARTT
ANTHONY TALELAAR
TERESA WEIDEMANN
TODD KOWALSKI
GEORGE TAZELAAR
 

You can find much more information about the above awards by clicking here.