Fire Board, District No. 1


  • Second Monday of each month at 1:00pm CST at Miami County Administration Building.
  • Fourth Monday of each month at 6:30pm CST at Paola Fire Station. 

Agendas & Minutes
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Fire Board, District No.1 is comprised of seven members currently, each serving two-year terms.The seven (7) members are appointed by the Miami County Commissioners and either reside or own property within the district. 
Fire Board currently has two (2) vacancies.

Charles Brand Bob Bigley   Betty Town Lawrence Cole Dennis Cranor
           President Vice President        Executive Secretary      Board Member      Board Member
         913-256-2741   913-849-3264 913-533-2345       913-557-3836       913-837-1360

About Fire Board, District No. 1

The Board oversees the budget and policy decisions for the district. The Board meets monthly to discuss operational, budgetary, financial, and community issues. These meetings are open to the public.

District Information - Information for Miami County Fire Districts

Burn Permits

Burn Permits are Required in Miami County. Please contact your location station to obtain a FREE burn permit. 
Fire District No. 1 Directory

Upcoming Community Events

Upcoming Fire Safety Information will be posted here when available. 


To contact Fire Board, District No.1, call Betty Town at 913-533-2345.
  1. Mission Statement
To insure minimal loss of life and property resulting from fire and other disasters by efficient, cost effective fire protection, and to provide excellent customer service to each patron of the district.​