The Sherman County Rural Fire Department that responds out of the Goodland fire station (1006 Center St.) consists of 25 members. Out of the 25 members, the department consists of 1 Fire Cheif, 1 Assistant Fire Chief, 2 Captains, 2 Lieutenants, and 19 firefighters. The Department trains along side the City of Goodland Fire Department every first and third Tuesday of the month. The departments Mission is to Serve, Care, and Support.
The apparatus stationed in Goodland include the Following:
A 2008 Ford F550, Rescue 1 is equipped with a 250 water tank and 18.1 hp pump. Rescue 1 is the first out of the station during any Motor Vehicle accidents or any rescue situations as this unit contains tool and equipment for extrication and rescue situations.
A 1992 International 4600 with a 750 gallon tank and 750 gpm pump. This truck is the second out unit on fire calls.
A 2006 Sterling Acterra with a 750 gallon tank and 750gpm pump. This truck is the work horse from this station as it is the first to leave the station on most fire calls.
A 1987 Chevrolet 1 ton with a 300 gallon tank and a 18hp pump. This unit is the quick attack for the department as it can manuver better and get into tighter spaces better than the larger trucks. This unit is primarily used on grass/wildland fires.
A 1991 BMY M925A2 with a 1890 gallon water tank, Brush 5 is primarily used on wildland/grass fires within the county.
Water Tender 1: