Three Appointed as New Fort Dodge Firefighters



The Fort Dodge Fire Department is back to being fully staffed thanks to the appointment of three new firefighters. The Fort Dodge City Council approved the appointments of Vincent native John Ascherl, Derek DeWitt of Moville, and Duluth (MN) native Greg Nelson as firefighters.  Chief Kent Hulett says recently, shifts have been staffed with as few as six firefighters:



At full strength, the department staffs three shifts of 9, 9, and 10 firefighters.