Emergency Services

Sheldon Community Ambulance Team


Paramedic Level EMS Service


Est. 1971


Mission Statement

To Preserve and enhance quality of life by providing comprehensive emergency medical services skillfully and compassionately.


About Us

  • Great working atmosphere.
  • Updated Equipment, Training, and Protocols.
  • Inclusive Team Dynamics.
  • Transparent Leadership.
  • Paid Training and Continuing Education
  • Employ Driver’s, EMR, EMT, AEMT, Medics, RN’s.


Meetings are held every other Thursday evening. at 6:30 p.m.


Dr. Amy Wingert

Medical Director



Kevin Miller

SCAT Director




Krysten Haan

EMS Coordinator




To apply please contact any SCAT member, call (712) 631-4779, or applications are available at the City Office or by clicking here. They can be mailed, dropped off at the City offices, or emailed to khaan@cityofsheldon.com.

Fire Department 

Fire Chief – Dennis Kruger
1st Assistant – Brad Hindt
2nd Assistant – Scott Meinecke

Mission Statement: Dedicated to saving lives and property. To provide the community the best service possible in emergency situations with the training and knowledge we have learned, and also pass on the training and knowledge to aid in calls to come.

Organized: 1884

Town size: 5,188

The Sheldon Fire Company is a total volunteer service.
Members consist of:
1 – Chief
2 – Assistant Chiefs
3 – Captains
3 – Lieutenants
4 – Student Firefighters

We offer a high school student program with 4 junior or senior members.

Average Calls per Year: 85
Call Types: Fires, Rescues, and Accidents

Aerial Platform – 100ft LTI 1000 GPM pump
4 Pumpers – 1999 – Spartan/ Luverne 1500 GPM pump
1978 – Ford/ Pierce  1000 GPM pump
Rescue –  2009 – Spartan/ Chrimson 1500 GPM pump
Tanker – 2007 – Midwest Fire 2000 gal. 500 GPM pump

Antique Trucks:
1884 – Hose Cart 1918 – Luverne 250 GPM Pumper 1960 – Dodge Luverne 500 GPM Pumper

Meetings: 24 per year (Meet the 1st & 3rd Thursday night of the month)

Certifications Held by Most Members: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, ERT, Hazmat Awareness, Hazrnat Operations, First Responder, CPR, and Confined Spaces. There are many more also.

Territory: 81 square miles with mutual aid to surrounding towns within 30 miles.

ISO Rating: 4

To apply please contact the department head.  For an application, please click here.