A storied history
Built on the love of a town
The Hamburg Fire Department is a volunteer organization with 26 active members and 4 rescue reserves. We provide fire, rescue, E.M.S., hazardous materials, weather related responses, and specialized response service to the City of Hamburg and to the Townships of Young America and Washington Lake which covers 26 square miles and a population over 1150 people.
The department is equipped with the most current firefighting equipment and continues to upgrade as technology continues to advance. In addition to the fire department, Hamburg hosts an excellent first responder squad which consists of several community members.
Certifications-Firefighter I&II, Hazmat Ops, Hazmat Tech, EMR
Bio-Justin is a lifetime resident of Hamburg, MN and a 1998 graduate of Central High School in NYA, MN. He and his wife Amy have been married since 2003 with 4 daughters and live on a hobby farm on the edge of town. Justin served 5 years with the Carver County Hazmat Team and is an active member of Ascension Catholic Church in NYA, MN.
Employment-City of Minnetonka Public Works-Streets Dept since 2011
Certifications-Firefighter I&II, Ice and Swift Water Rescue, High Angle Rescue, EMT
Bio-Chris has resided outside of Hamburg since 2011 where he and his wife have twin children. Chris joined the fire service in the mid 1990’s as an EMT after witnessing a sky diving jump accident. In 1999 he joined the Fire Department in Somerset, WI where he served for the next 5 years. In 2011 he joined Hamburg Fire Department and was named Training Officer in 2012. He a
has attended the National Fire Academy in Emmetsburg, MD. Outside of fire department duties, Chris is a hockey/gymnastics dad and a self proclaimed "foodie" that enjoys traveling and sampling restaurants with his wife.
Employment-Information Technology Project Manager
Certifications-Firefighter I&II, Hazmat Ops, EMR
Bio-Steven is a lifetime resident of Hamburg, MN and a 2005 graduate of Central High School in NYA, MN. Steven and his girlfriend, Kelly have a young daughter. Steven served 4 years with the Carver County Hazmat Team and is an active member of the Hamburg Hunt and Fish Club.
Employment-Equipment Operator for Wm. Mueller and Sons of Hamburg, MN since 2011.