Fire Department

The Sartell Fire Department is 100 years old


1919 Ford Model T Fire Truck.

The Volunteer Fire Department for the Village of Sartell.

Sartell Fire Department Building about 1920

1939 New Fire Truck

The Sartell Volunteer Fire Department

Front Row: Vince Hood, Del Staneart, Bob Patton, George Hovannes Sr., Oliver Frank Davidson, Ed Mangle

Second Row: Bernard Baldwin Sr

Third Row: Lowell Hochsprung, Lloyd Hurd

Fourth Row: Peter Pikus Sr

Lloyd Hurd- George Hovannes- Roman Zinda

Driving the Model T Fire Truck in a parade.

Sartell Fire Department about 1970's located on Riverside Ave.

Fire Trucks listed left to right:

1919 Model T, 1939 Ford Pumper, 1964 International Tanker, 1967 International Pumper, 1955 International Pumper and 1975 Diesel Pumper

1920 Volunteer Fire Department

From the St. Cloud Journal-Press

Thursday, February 5, 1920


The Citizens of Sartell met last evening in order to organize a volunteer fire department. The following were elected to act as officers: Lester McNeil, as Chief; Norris Sartell, M.L. Cole and William Sartell as Sub-Chiefs; and Earl Sartell, Joe Sartell, L.L. Sartell, Ripley Sartell, Marcus Sartell, Lee Pebeles, Harry McNeil, Al Green, Ralph Guptial, Harvey Johnson, M. DeZurik, Will Dahlmeir, Clarence Garding, Claude Schere, F.N. Sartell, Ben Garding, Gus nelson offered their assistance as volunteers. The department expects the new fire equipment to be here in a few days. This consists of a Ford fire truck costing $3,800.00...............