Fire Department

Andes Fire Department

ANDES FIRST MOTORIZED FIRE ENGINE – 100 YEARS OLD! June 2024

ANDES FIRST MOTORIZED FIRE ENGINE  - 100 YEARS OLD!  June 2024

So in 1924, the Andes Fire Department purchased a Day-Elder truck with a fire engine body built by the Childs-Foamite company.  This truck had a 500-gallon-per-minute rotary gear pump, and, researching old records, is believed to have had a chemical tank on board also. 

FIRE SIRENS……WHY ARE THEY STILL NEEDED? – August 2021

FIRE SIRENS......WHY ARE THEY STILL NEEDED? - August 2021

The purpose of the siren atop the old firehouse is to alert the Volunteer Fire Department members of an emergency.

NEW (USED) RESCUE TRUCK ADDED TO FIRE DEPARTMENT FLEET — April 2021

NEW (USED) RESCUE TRUCK ADDED TO FIRE DEPARTMENT FLEET — April 2021

The Andes Fire Department gets a new truck.

ANDES FIRE DEPARTMENT AWARDS – October 2020

ANDES FIRE DEPARTMENT AWARDS - October 2020

Andes Fire Department Awards

ANDES COMMUNITY DAYS 2016 – a two day festival celebrating the history and culture of Andes, past and present — August 2016

This year it’s Andes Community Days, with celebrations of the history, the farms and the abundant outdoor recreation that is Andes.

VOLUNTEERING IN ANDES: A WIN WIN – January 2016

Have a social good timel while contributing to the life of Andes.