Fire & Rescue Department


The Wray Fire and Rescue Department has the strength of thirty-five volunteer firefighters, and operates ten firefighting units.  

Mission & Partnerships

The mission of the department is the preservation and protection of life and property from and during fires which may occur within the City of Wray and the surrounding adjacent districts. This includes mutual aid agreements within the state and the surrounding adjacent districts of Dundy County, Nebraska, and Cheyenne County, Kansas. 

Service Area

Our service area includes residential, commercial and rural areas. The department is a non-profit organization and is operated by the support of the community and grants.  The Wray Volunteer Fire and Rescue responds on average to approximately 75 to 80 calls per service year. Call 911 for emergency response.

Services Provided

The Wray Fire Department provides fire prevention, extrication, and fire suppression, emergency medical care, fire prevention and education in the community, including yearly events held at the Wray Elementary School, Wray Child Care Center, and Wray Public Library.  

Fundraising For Equipment & Repairs

The department also sponsors fundraising events during the city of Wray’s yearly community gathering, Wray Daze, as well as holding a yearly fundraising golf tournament at the Wray Golf Course. Funds raised are used to purchase equipment and make repairs as needed.

Pride in Service

The Wray Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is proud to serve its wonderful community in which they live.


  • Zach Baldwin
  • Tim Brady
  • Josh Barr
  • Mason Chamberlain
  • Nathan Chesley
  • Todd Churchwell
  • Chris Collins  
  • Greg Collins  
  • Bryan Dickson
  • Tim Entzel
  • Heath Fecht
  • Curtis Flores
  • Nathan Gillham
  • Matt Hardesty
  • Jim Henson        
  • Kris Jones             
  • Mike Kerbs        
  • Cliff Merritt      
  • Brandt Northrup
  • Jeff Schulz                 


  • Craig Soehner  
  • Curt Soehner    
  • Jason Schmidt
  • Daniel Southards
  • Brad Rockwell
  • Chad Rockwell
  • Richard Schneider
  • Gary Timmer
  • Nick Webster 
  • Kevin White