Fire Department

The City of Lancaster Fire Department's mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for all citizens and visitors from the adverse effects of natural and man-made emergencies. Our goal is to provide a protection program through a cost-efficient approach to emergency response, fire code application and public fire education. 

If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.

Contact Info

Jason or Laura Watson
Fire Chief
PO Box 473
(660) 341-9730

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Fire Dept have a Facebook page?

Yes, Friends of the Lancaster Fire and Rescue.

Are there fire dues in Lancaster?

  • No, fire dues are not owed if you live in the Lancaster Fire District.  The Lancaster Fire District is a taxing entity.  
  • Fire dues only apply to those who live outside of the designated Lancaster Fire District. 
  • You can contact the Schuyler County Tax Collector (660) 956-9500 to find out if you are in the Lancaster Fire District.