City of Colwich

Fire Department

The Department is staffed by full-time and volunteer firefighters and provides emergency assistance throughout the City of Colwich and surrounding Union Township.

We cover a 35 mile diverse response area consisting of the City of Colwich and Union Township. Our current ISO rating is 4 in the city limits. In addition to our rural response area, our protection responsibilities include a new 3 story low rise office and manufacturing facility employing 250 workers. We also provide BLS first responder care for Sedgwick County EMS (ALS) in our response area. Apply to be a volunteer firefighter.

Services Provided:

  • Firefighting
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • BLS Emergency Medical Service
  • Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)

Burn permits are issued through the Administrative Services Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Once issued, burn permits are effective until December 31st of the year they are issued for residents living in Union Township. Open burning is not permitted within the corporate limits of the City of Colwich.

Address: 116 N. 3rd St.
P.O. Box 158
Colwich, KS 67030
Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 316-796-1004
Fax: 316-796-0913
Email: firedepartment@colwichks.org

An American Since 1887 City

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center, 310 S. 2nd St. Click July 15th to see the agenda for the next meeting, which will be available the Wednesday before the meeting.

CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE NO. 718

The City Council at their meeting on Monday June 17th adopted Ordinance No. 718 setting the rates for water, sewer and an administrative fee for the trash service in the City of Colwich. To read the full text click on Ordinance No. 718.

CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE NO. 719

The City Council at their meeting on Monday June 17th adopted Ordinance No. 719 amending Chapter 8 – Health and Welfare Code for the City of Colwich. To read the full text click on Ordinance No. 719.

CITY COUNCIL ORDINANCE NO. 720

The City Council at their meeting on Monday June 17th adopted Ordinance No. 720 a franchise agreement with Black Hills Energy for services in the City of Colwich. To read the full text click on Ordinance No. 720.

VETERANS MEMORIAL NAMES

To find an alphabetical list of names on the memorial, click Veterans Memorial Names.