The Breitung Fire Department is a volunteer fire department that serves the residents and visitors of Breitung Township. The Breitung Fire Department also has an automatic mutual aid response agreement with Tower Fire Department and Greenwood Township Fire Department. Currently the Breitung Fire Department has 17 members.

The Breitung Fire Department uses the following equipment:

  • 2008 Peterbilt Custom Fire Class A Pumper

  • 1998 Ford Water Tender with 400 Gallon Per Minute pump

  • 1991 Chevy 4x4 Brush Truck

  • 2014 Stanley 24 Foot Fire Boat with twin 2014 115 HP Evinrude outboard motors

  • 2014 Arctic Cat Bearcat Snowmobile (Shared with Police Department)

  • Extrication equipment

Breitung Fire Department Mission Statement

To serve the residents of Breitung Township by protecting lives, property and the environment in a safe, efficient and professional manner to the best of our ability.

Breitung Fire Department Rules of Engagement

  1. We will take great risk to save a life.
  2. We will take some risk to save property.
  3. We will risk nothing for life and property already lost

Breitung Township

Office Hours Noon- 4:00PM
Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday

Breitung Fire Department

Box 337
Soudan, MN 55782

Fire Department Officers

Chief: Steve Burgess
Asst. Chief: Matt Tuchel
Captain: Trevor Banks
Training Officer: Brian Zak
President: Matt Lenci
Vice President: Ross Swanson
Secretary: Doug Carter
Treasurer: Matt Tomsich

Board of Trustees:
Steve Burgess
Matt Tomsich
Ross Swanson
Doug Carter
Matt Lenci