January 28, 2023

Fire Department History

The Pawnee Fire Department (PFD) is a rural combination department operating with twenty-two (22) volunteers and two (2) paid firefighters. We have a response area of approximately 161 square miles and approximately 4000 citizens. There are nine (9) other volunteer fire departments that border our response area and maintain automatic aid agreements and mutual aid agreements with them.

Steam engine booth
steam engine booth
Red Ride
Basic service of the year
fire chief Dink Novotny
2018 Fire Fighter games
FD 22
Fire Chief Frank Reed from
Fire Chief Dalton Novotny from 9-1-2018 to 10-1-2018
Fire Chief Timmy Dvorak from 2015-2018
Fire Chief Chris McCray from April 2018-Sept 2018 Fire Chief Marty Nichols 2018- Capt Rusty Hilim