Manhattan Fire Department

The Manhattan, Kansas Fire Department is a career fire department serving the city since 1892. The Manhattan Fire Department provides a wide range of services to Manhattan residents. 

The Fire Department has 3 divisions: Administration, Operations, and Risk Reduction


The mission of the Manhattan Fire Department is to be dedicated to helping others and to preserve life and property by being well trained in intervention, prevention and education.

Our Core Values:

  • HONOR — We will conduct ourselves in a way that surpasses expectations and shows respect to those that served before us.
  • COMPASSION — We will treat others as we want to be treated.
  • COURAGE — We will have the moral and mental strength to do what is right even in the face of adversity.
  • LOYALTY — We will commit ourselves unselfishly to each other and our duty to serve.
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Community Engagement

The Manhattan Fire Department provides firehouse tours, fire truck visits, and community outreach and public education for all age groups. Visit our community engagement page here.

Additional Information

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