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Fire Department

The Fire Department, with approximately 16 employees, responds to fire, emergency medical and various rescue calls.  In a given year, the department makes an average of 850 ambulance runs and 150 fire and rescue runs. 

The department is part of the Homeland Security Team and they are knowledgeable as a Hazard Response Team.  The department is also 1 of 20 departments in the state of Oklahoma with a Regional Intermediate Response Unit.  

Dirk Seabridge, Fire Chief 

Dirk Seabridge began his career as a Volunteer Fire Fighter in Tonkawa, Oklahoma in 1985. In 1990 he became a full-time Fire Fighter for the City of Tonkawa, Oklahoma. In 1995 he moved to the City of Blackwell's Fire Department where be began to work through the ranks and became Fire Chief for the City of Blackwell in October 2014. In August of 2015 Seabridge will have served 30 years in the fire and rescue service. He's been married for 26 years to wife, Kathie (Finley) Seabridge and they have two sons, Sean and Scott, both of which are attending Oklahoma State University.

Jim Backus, Deputy Chief
Bryan Cavett, Deputy Chief
Steve Gales, Deputy Chief

Local Firefighters:
Ryan Brown
Bobbi Jo Buntin
Jerry Burtner
Garin Diedrich
Eric Flowers
Robert Ford
Tim Gilbert
Jacob Gonzalez
Cory Hanebrink
Eric Hanlon
Lee Madden
Tim Rutledge
Clint Shultz
Kyler Skinner
Jordan Webb
Chris Wynn

Blackwell Fire Department
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Office: 580.363.5490
Fax: 580.363.7217


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