The Mission of the North Platte Fire Department is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting lives, property and the environment through preparation and prevention.

Fire – Administration

North Platte Fire Department
715 South Jeffers
North Platte NE 69101


For non-emergencies (business office) and ambulance billing:
(308) 535-6762
(308) 535-6764 Fax

The North Platte Fire Department operates three shifts.  Each shift is on duty 24 hours, off duty 24 hours for five shifts and then observes Kelly Days (6 days off).  Our department is a combination department consisting of 39 Shift Personnel, the Chief, the Assistant Chief, 1 Administrative Assistant, 1 Secretary, 2 Fire Prevention and 1 Maintenance.

At present, the North Platte Fire Department has 16 Advanced Life Support Paramedic Services, 3 Advanced EMT’s.  Our ISO (Insurance Service Organization) rating is a Class 2.


Fire Chief:  Dennis Thompson 308-535-6761
Assistant Chief:  Trent Kleinow 308-535-6763
Administrative Secretary III:  Alice Wipplinger 308-535-6762
Fire Marshal:  George Lewis 308-535-6768
Deputy Fire Marshal: Mike McConnell 308-535-6768
Secretary II:  Amber Miller 308-535-6762

The North Platte Fire Department has three fire stations located at:

Station 1   715 South Jeffers Street
Station 2   1302 North Sycamore
Station 3   3501 West 2nd Street

2018 Annual Report

Each year the North Platte Fire Department produces an annual report containing statistical information on its service to the community.

Fire Calls

In 2018 the North Platte Fire Department responded to 628 incidents that required a fire engine.

Emergency Medical Services

During 2018, North Platte Fire Department personnel responded to 3,131 Emergency/Medical/Ambulance calls.

2018 Mutual Aid Provided

161 Tiered responses to provide paramedic services.

52 Automatic Responses to provide ambulance services.


as of March of 2019