WELCOME TO THE KINGMAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

The mission of the Kingman Fire Department is to preserve and enhance community life, health, and property through quality customer service.

The Kingman Fire Department is a part of the City of Kingman municipal government. Our services are provided throughout the city limits. The department consists of career and volunteer employees providing prevention and response activities. The current personnel roster consists of 12 part-time and 48 full-time career personnel, 3 civilian support personnel, 2 hydrant maintenance personnel. In the operations division, 42 career employees are on three rotating shifts of 14 personnel each working 24 hour shifts, providing emergency response, inspection and assistance in public education activities. Each shift is managed by a Battalion Chief. Administration, Fire Prevention, Training and Education are the other divisions necessary for our well rounded department.

News and Announcements

The City of Kingman has hired John “Jake” Rhoades, Jr. of Edmond, OK as the new Chief of the Kingman Fire Department. He will replace long time Fire Chief Chuck Osterman when he retires in December.

Chief Rhoades is scheduled to begin work in Kingman on December 1, 2014 and will work with Chief Osterman for a week before returning to Edmond to move his family, returning January 5, 2015. Chief Rhoades is excited about coming to Kingman.

City Manager Dougherty says he is excited to have such a strong dynamic leader taking over for a solid, vibrant, great long time Fire Chief in Chuck Osterman.  Please join us in welcoming Chief Rhoades upon his arrival in Kingman. 

Chief Rhoades will be formally introduced to the Council and community at the December 2nd Common Council Meeting.

Western Arizona Council of Emergency Medical Services President, Kingman Fire Battalion Chief Bill Johnston presents Kingman Fire Department Engineer Mike Stapleton with a WACEMS award plaque for promoting health and fitness to Kingman Fire Department personnel. Stapleton is the Physical Fitness Committee Chairman for KFD. 

Obtaining Fire Reports

To obtain a copy of a fire report, please contact the fire department at 310 N. 4th Street, Kingman, AZ 86401. There is a fee of $5.00 to obtain most reports. If the report is lengthy, the fee may be higher. Please contact us at (928)753-2891 with the type, date, and location of the incident.

Medical reports for patients who are not transported to the hospital can only be obtained by contacting the Captain Bill Johnston, Privacy Officer for the Kingman Fire Department at (928)753-2891.  Proper identification will be required to obtain these records as required by the HIPAA (Health Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) policy.  In the event the patient was transported to the hospital, our report becomes a part of the hospital's patient file.  Copies are easiest to obtain through Kingman Regional Medical Center where a patient can request a complete copy of their file.  To contact Kingman Regional Medical Center for this purpose, call (928)757-2101 and ask for the medical records department.

CPR Classes

American Heart Association:
KRMC Education Dept.: (928)692-4640
Jenny Nelson: (928)303-3535
Liz Vidad: (928)208-6609; www.cprlac.com; lvidad@citlink.net
Mohave CPR, First Aid: (928)201-5267

National Safety Council:
Jared Nichols: (928)753-8991

American Red Cross CPR and First Aid:
City of Kingman Parks and Recreation: (928)757-7919

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