After 42 years of service to the city, Bob Sivak announced his retirement from the Dickinson Fire Department last month. The move closes a large chapter of the tenured public servant’s life and leaves the city searching for a new chief for the first time in 14 years.
In the waning days, Sivak fills his time with administrative duties, but come evenings, still sleeps with the radio on.
Hilary Hartman, long-time fire engineer with the Dickinson Fire Department, succumbed to T-cell Lymphoma on Monday January 20 at Sanford Health in Bismarck.
Firefighters choose to work under some of the most dangerous conditions imaginable. Whether rushing into burning buildings or providing emergency rescue services, they keep our homes, businesses, schools and community safe.
Dickinson Fire Department Offers Safety Tips for Winter Weather
Adopt-A-Hydrant Program Starts it's 3rd year...
Members of the Dickinson Fire Department hosted the public event to bring the Dickinson community together to raise funds for local firefighter Hilary Hartman as he continues his fight with Cancer.
“One thing about Dickinson that is so great is everybody supports others and they support their own.” Kelli Scharf, part owner of Phat Fish Brewing Co., said.
Fire Station #1 named local historic landmark-
The building, at 25 Second Ave. W., was the site of Dickinson's first city hall in 1900...City Commissioners at their July 2 meeting officially recognized six buildings designated as local landmarks by the Dickinson Historic Preservation Commission...
Handful of locals buck national trend -- National civic participation on decline
...On Thursday, April 11, the Dickinson Fire Department hosted their annual Spring Cleanup. The program provides an opportunity for all residents, clubs, schools, churches and businesses to participate in a city-wide civic Spring Cleanup. .
"Burn ban issued for Stark County"
KFYR-TV Article Posted: Tue 6:40 PM, Apr 09, 2019
STARK COUNTY, N.D. - A burn ban is now in place for Stark County, and emergency services says anyone who violates it could face jail time and a $1,500 fine...
'Blood, sweat and tears' -- Dickinson Fire Department honors firefighters
The Dickinson Fire Department hosted its Annual Awards and Appreciation Night last weekend, where five firefighters were recognized for their years of service.
Sound the Alarm: Red Cross, Fire department install free smoke alarms
The "Sound the Alarm" Event was a huge success in Dickinson thanks to all the organizational members who took park and community members who allowed us to install 95 smoke alarms helping to make 33 homes safer. You can do your part in helping keep your family and community safe by testing your smoke alarms monthly and replacing alarms that are 10years or older
Fire Station renovations emphasize gender separation
Dickinson Fire Department begins renovations to Fire Station 1 Monday. The site, at 25 Second Ave. W., has not had major remodeling done since the 1970s.
The first phase of the remodel will emphasize gender separation and firefighter health. The remodel is "long overdue," Fire Chief Bob Sivak said. The building, constructed in the 1930, originally hosted City Hall as well as the fire and police departments. It became a dedicated fire station in 1981.
COLD WEATHER SAFETY
The risk of homes fires is higher during this time of year.
The City of Dickinson Fire Department would like to remind everyone of Fire Safety during Cold Weather.