Fire & Rescue

Welcome to the Town of Lawrence Fire Department and First Responders

Est. 1956

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Mission statement:

The Lawrence Fire Department, through its dedicated members, is committed to providing the highest level of public safety services for our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical response, disaster management, fire prevention and public education.



The Lawrence Fire department was established in 1956 and was originally located in a small two stall garage in unincorporated Little Rapids. Since then, we have grown into a well-respected and efficient department. In 2009, the Lawrence First Responders were formed.

In 2016 The Lawrence fire department entered into an auto aid agreement with several neighboring fire departments creating the Fox River Fire District. Fire Departments included in this auto aid agreement are De Pere, Ashwaubenon, Hobart, Ledgeview, and Bellevue. We assist one another with structure fires by simultaneously being paged to respond to each other’s structure fire calls. 

The Lawrence Fire Department is also a member of MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) Division 112, which includes all fire departments in Brown County. Through the use of MABAS, box cards are created to efficiently dispatch pre-determined resources for specific type of incidents. These incidents include structure fires, mass casualty incidents, water/ice rescue, brush fires, technical rescues, and hazardous materials incidents.

We currently operate out of two stations.

  • Station 1 is located at 2595 French Road and houses 4 apparatus.
  • Station 2 is located at 1780 Crimson Court and houses 2 apparatus.

Our services include fire prevention, fire suppression and rescue, public education, and First Responder EMS.

Firefighters/First Responders:

The fire department meets a minimum of twice a month.  Training consists of vehicle extrication, driver and pumper operations, fire suppression, first aid, and CPR- just to name a few.  These men and women attend hundreds of hours of schooling and training so they can volunteer their time and effort to bring these professional services to our residents.

 We currently have 30 firefighters/first responders.  Most members do both. 

  • All members are CPR-First Aid certified
  • Four members are First Responder certified
  • Five members EMT-Basic certified
  • Five are paramedic certified
  • One physician, who is the department's medical director

Paramedic ambulance transport is provided by De Pere Fire Rescue


Year # of Incidents
2018 171
2019 178
2020 139
2021 139
2022 215
2023 413

*** We would like to remind our residents and business that in the event you need the Fire Department or an Ambulance, to please call 911. Even though you don’t feel it is an emergency, 911 is the fastest and most efficient way for us to provide services to you. The non-emergency number to call is 920-391-7450. Calling the Town Hall may create a delayed response to something that truly is an emergency. ***

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Luke Pasterski
Luke Pasterski, Fire Chief
Lawrence Fire Station (more)
2595 French Rd
De Pere, WI 54115

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