Fire Department

Updated June 2019

Members of the Dassel Fire Department enjoy teaching youngsters about fire safety, especially during Fire Safety Week each October.

At a moment’s notice, the members of the Dassel Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) are ready to spring into action to help those who need it most.

Those interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter should contact the fire station at 320-275-3260, or city hall at 320- 275-2454. The Dassel Volunteer Fire Department’s response area is approximately 125 square miles. In 2018, the department responded to 303 calls.

The Dassel Fire Relief Association hosts two annual events to raise funds for the department. Funds are primarily used for equipment and upgrades. A French toast breakfast takes place annually during EMS week in May, and a pork chop dinner takes place annually during National Fire Prevention Week in October.

The department also sends out calendars to its fire district and received $14,300 in donations from calendar sales in 2018. This money goes toward upgrading equipment.

Those who wish to donate to the Relief Association can do so by sending a check to the DVFD at PO Box 56, Dassel, MN 55325. The fire station’s phone number is 320-275-3260. In cases of emergency, please dial 911. The fire station’s email is

Dassel 2019 Volunteer Fire Department Roster

  • Chief – Dave Johnson
  • Assistant Chief – Brian Massingham
  • Captains– Kurt Mortenson, Andy Nelson
  • Lieutenants – Kevin Carlen, Terry Heidecker, Matt Doughty
  • Chaplain –  Keith Carlson
  • Jose Almazan
  • Keith Day
  • Brian Gillman
  • Dale Grochow
  • Jason Harris
  • Anita Henningsgaard
  • Caleb Herzog
  • Justin Johnson
  • Mike Kadelbach
  • Renee Massingham
  • Jordan Oslund
  • Scott Steuck
  • Jon Trotter
  • Tom Weseloh
  • Justin Yager
  • Daytime Responders – Ron Rauschendorfer, Douglas Bollman, Mike Sylvester