The New Ulm Fire Department (NUFD) is a dedicated team of 39 firefighters including a full-time Fire Chief who serve New Ulm and its surrounding area. In 2019, NUFD responded to 116 fire calls and logged over 5,400 hours of training, meetings or volunteer service. Our firefighters volunteer for several community activities including the:
Bavarian Blast Parade
Brown County Demolition Derbies
ECFE Vehicle Fair
Lions Fly-In Breakfast
National Night Out
River Valley Dutchmen Hill Climbs
During Fire Prevention Week, firefighters also volunteer for school visits, open house, pizza night and the smoke trailer presentations.
The NUFD was established in 1870. Engine House Number 1, commonly known as the Main Station, is located at 526 8th North Street. The fire station was newly constructed in 1997 and houses a:
Prior to 1997, the fire station was located within City Hall.
Goosetown Fire Station
NUFD established an additional fire station in 1890, Engine House Number 3 or commonly known as the Goosetown Fire Station.
The fire station was completed in 1990 and is located at 18 S Valley Street. The station houses 2 pumpers and also has a 47 foot drill tower.