The Humboldt Volunteer Fire Department is committed to protecting the community and district and believes in the value of educating the public, especially the children in fire safety.
Humboldt is a participating member of the Humboldt and District Mutual Aid area with a network of communication servicing the member municipalities.
The Humboldt Fire Department consists of 23 volunteers paid on call firefighters. There are female and male firefighters.
Fire Chief Norbert LeBlanc has been with the Humboldt Fire Department since 1983 and has been fire chief since 1989. He is a full time Fire Chief and is responsible for the training of the firefighters, fire inspection of all the businesses in the city and RMs, and maintaining the equipment and caretaking in the fire hall.
The fire hall is located at 635 7th Street. There is 6000 sq feet of space on the main floor and another 2000 sq ft on the second floor.
The Fire Department's equipment consists of the following.
- 1994 Ford ½ ton truck used by the Fire Chief
- 2001 FreightLiner fire truck with 1050gpm pump
- 1973 International 100' Aerial ladder truck with 840 gpm pump
- 1946 Chevrolet Maple Leaf fire truck use mostly for parades
The RM.'s equipment consists of a 1987 Ford fire truck with 625-gpm pump and a 1981 Ford Cub Van Rescue unit.
The City of Humboldt allows the construction of outdoor fire pits, upon application and approval of the Fire Chief. People interested in installing or constructing an outdoor fire pit should obtain a copy of the regulations. The regulations can be picked up at the Fire Hall or the City Hall. A written permit will also be required before installation can be permitted.
For more information regarding the use of outdoor fire pits, please call Norbert LeBlanc, Fire Chief at (306) 682-2917.
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