Emergency Services

Woodbury County Emergency Services proudly protects an area of 900 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a combination of paid and volunteer status.

Services Climbing Hill Emergency Services Provides

  • Fire
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Search and Rescue
  • Extrication

Our Dispatched Methods

  • Dialing 911
  • County Communications Center

Our Personnel

Gary Brown - Director (County Emergency Mgmt. Director, EMT-I)
Anthony Gaul - Sgt. (EMT-I, FF1)
Bob Nelson - Sgt. (EMT-I)
Mike Weber - Sgt. (EMT-I, FF-I)
Bob Welte - Sgt. (EMT-PS, FF-3)
Traci Handke - Sgt. (EMT-I, FF-I)
Dave Kaplan - Cpl. (EMT-I)
Matt Plummer - (EMT-I, FF-I)
Dawn Zahnley - Administrative Assistant EMTB

Apparatus Listing

2005 F450 RESCUE TRUCK
1991 F350 RESCUE TRUCK
1995 3/4 TON CHEVY SUBURBAN COMMAND VEHICLE
1989 F700 LIGHT & AIR TRUCK
1994 HAULMARK MASS CASUALTY TRAILER
DIESEL WHISPERWATT 60KW GENERATOR
1998 LUND 14' BOAT WITH 25 HP MOTOR
SUZUKI KING QUAD 4WD 4 WHEELER
2004 FORD EXCURSION COMMAND VEHICLE
2005 MASS DECONTAMINATION TRAILER
2005 RHINO YAMAHA
2005 (2) KODIAK YAMAHA 400