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Fire Department

Paynesville Fire Department

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All Emergencies

Physical Address:
Paynesville Fire Dept.
417 Washburne Ave.
Paynesville, MN 56362

Mailing Address:
Paynesville Fire Dept.
221 Washburne Ave.
Paynesville, MN 56362


The Paynesville Fire Department currently has 25 fire fighters. In addition to Paynesville, the Fire Department provides service to Paynesville Township, Irving Township, Eden Lake Township, Munson Township, Roseville Township, Union Grove Township, Zion Township, the City of Roscoe, and the City of Regal.
Fire Department Members

Front Row: Shane Schmidt, Rachel Hoppe, and Mike Stern
Second Row: Roger Torborg(no longer with the department), Bob Wander(no longer with the department), Andy Soine, and Justin Bogie
Third Row: Brad Mehlhop, Adam Fuchs, Matt Ellefson, Andrew Nienaber, Grant Lieser, Mike Hemmesch, and Barry Gottwald
Top Row: Chris Price, Tony Whelchel, Shane Janssen, Dominic Platow, Jason Schrantz, Tim Miller(no longer with the department), and Mike Chupp 
Not Pictured: 
Tom Fordyce, Jon Kulzer, Dusty Veldkamp, Jess Stransky, Brody Strand, Dakota Krumrey, Jeremiah Denn

Fire Department Chief & Officers:

Andy Soine: Fire Chief
Mike Stern: Assistant Chief
Jon Kulzer: Captain
Justin Borgie: 1st Lieutenant 
Chris Price: Secretary, Lieutenant under 10 years of service
Matt Ellefson: Financial Officer
Shane Schmidt: Training Officer

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  • 10/01/2019 Fire Budget Meeting
    document _recordid 234
  • 9/6/2013 ISO - Public Protection Classification (Insurance)
    document _recordid 7
  • 11/15/2017 Fire Meeting Agenda
    document _recordid 6
  • 05/24/2018 Fire Meeting Agenda
    document _recordid 5
  • 10/02/2018 Fire Meeting
    document _recordid 4