"Nebraska's Irish Capital"

City of O'Neill

Fire Chief - Roger Miller
Assistant Chief - Scott Menish
City Capt.  Kyle Burdick
Rural Capt. Dale WAterman

Rescue Capt. Brian Jundt
Aerial Capt. Ryan Kelly
Training Capt. Rachel Kohlman
Ambulance Capt. Don Baker




The City of O'Neill Fire Department, located at 401 East Fremont Street, is staffed by Fire Chief Terry Miles, 33 EMT/volunteer firefighters and an additional two EMT only certified members. All operations and equipment are housed in one location.

Fire Equipment Includes:
0-1 - City Pumper 1991 Luverne/Ford 1250 GPM-500 Gallon

0-2 - Rural Pumper 1996 Luverne/Freightliner 1000 GPM 750 Gallon

0-3 - 2021 Rescue 2020 Heiman/Freightliner 425 GPM 400 Gallon
0-4 - Rural Brush Truck Stewart Stevenson/Danko 125 GMP 300 Gallon 

0-5 - 1984 - Rural Wildwood - Chevy/CCUV 100 GPM 250 Gallon

0-6- 2008 Rural Brush Truck Stewart Stevenson/Danko 125 GPM 900 Gallon Foam Pro Spray Bars Dump Valve 6 x 6
0-7 -2021 Wildwood RAM 3500 4 x 4 125 GPM/300 Gallon Front Remote Monitor, Foam Pro 4 x 4

0-8 - 2003 - IHC Tandem Tender 3500 Gallon
0-10  - 2003 - IHC/Luverne  - 1250 GPM 1000 Gallon Pumper, Tanker, Pump and Roll, 4 x 4 Dump Tank
0-11 - 1994 Rural Brush Truck Stewart/Stevenson/Danko 300 GPM 500 Gallon, Front Remote Monitor, Foam Pro 4 x 4

0-12 - 2001 Ford Expedition Command Support 

RZR 2016 MRZR Polaris 5 x 5 Rescue Skid Support

Aerial - 1971 Ford/Smeal 65' Ladder 750 GPM 2 Stage Pump

The City of O'Neill Fire Department is under an inter-local agreement with the Holt County Rural Fire District. Via this contract, the Fire Department responds to all fire emergencies in the 98 square mile district that circumference the City. The Department houses and maintains all apparatus owned by the City of O'Neill & Rural Fire District. All of the O'Neill Fire District's equipment stands ready for immediate response.

The O'Neill Fire Department is active within the Holt and Boyd County mutual aid system. Through this mutual aid association, the City is able to utilize additional equipment and extra manpower upon call.

Emergency Medical Services:
The O'Neill Ambulance Service provides a BLS (Basic Life Support) level of service.

The City of O'Neill Rural Fire District Ambulance Service is not restricted to 911 emergency response. Inter-county, inter-state and intra-state patient transfer is a daily routine. A separate fee is assessed for EMS service and all revenue collected becomes part of the department budget.

Ambulance Equipment Includes:

2007 Ford - Osage - Type III
2014 Chevy -  Arrow - Type III
2016 Chevy - Arrow - Type III

Approximately over 300 runs per year

City of O'Neill & Rural Fire Department