Milbank Fire & Rescue Department
The Milbank Fire & Rescue is a volunteer department that consists of 34 members. The Fire Department originated in 1905 under the direction of Chief E.H. Benedict. In 1985, Rescue was added by Chief Jim Berkner. Currently the fire department’s leadership team consists of one fire chief, two assistant chiefs, and six captains.
Kevin Schuelke – Fire Chief
Back row (left to right): Jason Fraasch, Brian Smith, Jason Krause, Curt Berkner, Dustin Holtquist, Steven Spors, Matthew Foell, Jason Giessinger, Jonathan Christensen, Kenny Hendriksen, Duane Tillman, Marlin Snell, and Justin Jonason Front row (left to right): Gavin Angerhofer, Gary Reil, Dave Mogard, Scott Niedert, Justin Mathiason, David Giesen, Dean Wellnitz, Craig DeBoer, Chad Wientjes, John Weyh, Bill Jurgens, and Kevin Schuelke Not pictured: Mike Mach, Tim Mundwiler, Matt Henrich, Derrick Nicholson, Bill Rise, Jeremy Johnson, Nate Spors, Mike Hanson, and Cory Bolin Assistant Fire Chiefs and Fire Captains
(left to right): Jason Krause, David Giesen, Chad Wientjes, Dean Wellnitz, Craig DeBoer, Kevin Schuelke, Bill Jurgens, Scott Niedert, Justin Mathiason, Matthew Foell – Treasurer
Back row (left to right) David Giesen, Matt Henrich, Mike Hanson, Curt Berkner, Steven Spors, Dean Wellnitz, Jason Krause, Mike Mach, Brian Smith, Matthew Foell, Scott Niedert, Dustin Holtquist, Jeremy Johnson, Nathaniel Spors, Tim Mundwiler, Gary Reil, Marlin Snell Front row (left to right) David Mogard, Kenny Hendriksen, Chad Wientjes, Justin Jonason, Craig DeBoer, Kevin Schuelke, Bill Jurgens, Duane Tillman, Justin Mathiason Not pictured: Jason Fraasch, Jason Giessinger, Gavin Angerhofer, Derrick Nicholson, and Bill Rise
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