Emergency Services

Woodbury County Emergency Services is a multi-functional resource agency that is available on a 24 hour basis to assist Woodbury County Fire, Rescue, Ambulance and Law Enforcement, across the nearly 900 square miles of Woodbury County and surrounding areas. Our department provides Advance and Basic emergency medical care, response equipment, training, administration of grant funding and provide additional personnel for emergency situations; either natural or manmade.

The Mission

"The mission of Woodbury County Emergency Services is to provide the most efficient services for our county. We will act and perform in a safe, courteous and professional manner. As emergency responders we have chosen to protect lives and property, our members take pride in representing Woodbury County Emergency Services. We will strive to maintain a strong bond with the emergency responder community and citizens by involving them in education, prevention and protection."

Events Emergency Services Assist With Are...

  • Medical & Trauma Emergencies
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Structure Fires
  • Extrication
  • Grass Fires
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Farming Incidents
  • Aviation Emergencies
  • Water Rescue & Recovery
  • Livestock & Animal Emergencies
  • Grain Bin Rescue
  • Area Search & Locate
  • Mutual Aid for Large Incidents
  • Mass Casualty Responses
  • Hazardous Material Incidents
  • Weather Events
  • Tornados
  • Flooding
  • Power Outages
  • Blizzards

  Our Personnel

  • 200-Gary Brown, Director (EMT)
  • 202-Robert Nelson, FT Operations Officer (EMT, FF1)
  • 203-Michael Weber, FT Operstaions Officer (EMT, FF1)
  • 216A-Matthew Plummer, FT Operations Officer (EMT, FF1)
  • 215P-Gerald Kelley, FT Operations Officer (Paramedic, FF1)
  • 217-Dawn Zahnley, FT Administrative Assistant (EMT)
  • 225-Nicholas Poese, Volunteer (EMT, FF1)

The Emeregency Response Fleet

  • 205-2013 Chevrolet Suburban, Command Vehicle & Rescue Truck
  • 204-2015 Chervrolet Silverado Crew, Rescue Truck
  • 206-2016 Dodge Ram Crew, Rescue Truck
  • 207-1995 Chevrolet Suburban-Back up Rescue Vehicle & Snow Blade
  • 208-1989 Ford F700 Air Truck
  • 211-1993 Cutaway Van E350-Ambulance
  • 212-1988 Grass Rig
  • 210-1991 Grass Rig

Apparatus Listing & Response Equipment

  • Haulmark Mass Casualty Trailer
  • Diesel Whisperwatt 60KW Generator
  • Lund 14' Boat with 25hp motor & Gear
  • Mass Decontamination Trailer
  • Rhino Yamaha 4x4
  • Small Animal Trailer
  • (2) Large Animal Stock Trailers
  • Grain Bin Rescue Equipment