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The West Wendover Fire Department was established in January of 1993 and is under the direction of Fire Chief Jeff Knudtson. The Fire Department growth keeps pace with that of the community. It currently is home to three pumper trucks, three command vehicles, two HAZMAT equipment trailers, one HAZMAT operations vehicles, two brush trucks, and an air truck. On average 15 part time firefighters along with 4 career officers perform regularly above and beyond the call of duty.

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Members of the Department guarantee to the people of West Wendover and its response area that we will provide dependable service in a responsive fashion, while showing care and compassion for those in need.

The Members of this Department, working together, will provide a professional and caring environment that is fair, honest, loyal and ethical; that treats all our citizens with respect and dignity.

The Department will be a progressive, public service oriented organization, which provides and develops innovative and effective leadership and is supportive to the needs of our City government.

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To provide a range of services and programs designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the City of West Wendove, and its surrounding area from the adverse effects of fires, medical emergencies and exposure to dangerous conditions created by either man or nature.  We shall accomplish this through prevention, education, fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical and other related emergency and non-emergency activities



Jeffrey Knudtson

Fire Chief

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 Gary Corona

Fire Captain

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  Daniel "Danny" Kim

Fire Captain

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James Morris


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Contact Information

West Wendover

Fire Department

935 Wendover Boulevard

P.O. Box 2825

West Wendover, Nevada 89883

Tel: (775) 664-2274

Fax: (775) 664-3599











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