Fire Department


  • Respond quickly
  • Perform professionally
  • Save lives and property
  • Be caring and compassionate to all
  • Make sure “everyone goes home”

The Salina Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical services (EMS), rescue, and hazardous materials services to the citizens of Salina. Rescue and emergency medical services are extended into Saline County by governmental agreement.

Protecting the community is accomplished through rapid deployment of emergency resources, code enforcement, and public education for both fire and medical emergencies.

The Salina Fire Department is comprised of five divisions: Administration, Fire Prevention, Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Training and Safety, and Fire Operations.

The Salina Fire Department is comprised of 91 employees; 80 of the employees are spread across three 24-hour shifts that change daily at 0800. The remaining 11 positions provide administrative, support, and fire prevention services.

The Salina Fire Department operates from four strategically located and staffed stations.

 Fire Station 1
 222 W. Elm St.
 Fire Station 2
 1110 S. Santa Fe Ave.
 Fire Station 3
 2633 Belmont Blvd.
 Fire Station 4
 669 Briarcliff Rd.

Each year the Salina Fire Department responds to more than 3,100 fire related emergencies and 6,800 EMS or medical related emergencies. In a 24 hour period, the department responds to an average of 20 emergency calls a day.

The Salina Fire Department provides specialized services for hazardous material responses, technical rescue, vehicle extrication, swift water rescue, trench rescue, building collapse, and disaster management. Additionally, the Salina Fire Department serves the State of Kansas regionally for Hazardous Materials and Technical Rescue Responses.

Contact Information

Fire Station 1
222 W. Elm St.
Salina, KS 67401

(785) 826-7340

Tony Sneidar, Jr. 
Fire Chief

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day,
seven days a week