Fire & EMS

Mission
The mission of Halstead Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is to provide our residents the highest level of proactive and reactive fire, rescue, and emergency medical service response. As one team, we will work together to provide the excellence in service that our community expects and deserves.
A fire truck drives through prairie grass to help with a controlled burn
Motto
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Vision
The Halstead Fire/EMS Department will continually strive to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the emergent and non-emergent services we provide to our residents. This effort will include the continuing education of our members in modern emergency medical treatment, fire suppression, and hazard abatement, as well as the public provision of education in preventive strategies.

Capabilities
  • Advanced airway techniques
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Medical Life Support
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Provider
  • Cascade fill station
  • CO/natural gas emergencies
  • Fire inspection
  • Fire suppression
  • Geriatric Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous materials operations
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider
  • NIMS 700-400 compliant
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support
  • School sports standbys
  • Technical rescue
  • Thermal imaging camera
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Water rescue
  • Zoll cardiac monitoring
In-House Certified Training
  • CPR
  • First Responder
  • Haz-Mat Technician
  • Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute Courses
  • Kansas Fire Service Training Commission Courses
  • VFIS