- Is open burning permitted within the city limits?
No. The only exceptions are for religious, educational or fire department training purposes.
- My family and I just experienced a fire. What can we do?
Please read the FEMA link below. Many questions can be answered directly from their site. If you still have questions or concerns please don't hesitate to call us.
- Do you check and/or change smoke detector batteries and is there a charge?
Yes. We will check and replace smoke detector batteries upon request for elderly and disabled citizens. Call on the non-emergency number (402) 727-2688 to set up an appointment. Currently, there is no charge.
- What is the minimum age to become a firefighter?
- What is your response area?
Our fire response area is within the Fremont City limits. EMS (Emergency Medical Service) is provided east to the Washington County line, west approximately seven miles, north two miles, and south to the Platte River. Upon request from neighboring agencies, in accordance with mutual aid agreements, those lines can be crossed.
- Is there a charge for using the ambulance?
Yes. If you are transported or assisted by the rescue squad there will be a charge. Insurance will sometimes pay part of the charges for this service. The city contracts with EMS Billing Services to bill and collect fees for the use of the rescue squad. See the link to squad fees for a current rate schedule.
- Check out our safety tips for more information.
Our Safety Tips information will be updated and changed from time to time. Please check it out!
- Do you install or inspect child car seats?
No, we don't. However, members of the Dodge County Sheriff's Office are certified to install and inspect car seats. You may reach them at 402-727-2700 to make an appointment. They are located in the Dodge County Courthouse (435 N Park in Fremont). Three Rivers District Health Department also provides this service. They can be reached at 402-727-5396 and are located at 2400 North Lincoln Street in Fremont.
- Where can I find information on Fire Regulations within the city of Fremont?
Chapter 7 of the Fremont Municipal Code contains all Fire Regulations in Fremont, including information on fireworks, fire/burn pits, open burning, etc.: http://ne-fremont.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/738 If you cannot find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us at the Fire Station, 402/727-2688.