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The Kenosha Fire Department serves the City of Kenosha through the delivery of Emergency Services. This mission is accomplished by highly trained men and women who serve with pride, dedication and courage.

Charles E. Leipzig has served as Fire Chief since December of 2016.

Contact Info
  • Phone: 262.653.4100
  • Fax: 262.653.4107
  • Office: 4810-60th Street
    Kenosha, WI 53144
  • Hours: Monday-Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Department Leadership

Charles E. Leipzig
Fire Chief
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Christopher G. Bigley
Deputy Chief
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Clerical Support Staff

Cynthia Baumann
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Fire Department Organizational Chart

Henry B. Hinsdale 1851‐1854
Joshua Davies 1854‐1855
J.L.V. Yates 1855‐1856
Nelson B. Stebbins 1856‐1859
Fred Robinson 1859‐1861
F.W. Merrill 1861‐1864
Henry B. Hinsdale 1864‐1865
William Gehrkin 1865‐1866
I.W. Webster 1866‐1867
F.S. Lovell 1867‐1868
Christ Schend 1868‐1869
M. Pettit 1869‐1870
J.E. Bally 1870‐1871
I.W. Webster 1871‐1872
Fred Robinson 1872‐1873
John T. Yule 1873‐1874
Paul Sauber 1874‐1875
William Syms 1875‐1876
Christ Schend 1876‐1880
Lee Fellows 1880‐1881
Christ Schend 1881‐1885
Henry Goergen 1885‐1886
Christ Schend 1886‐1888
Peter Sorensen 1888‐1889
Matt J. Brady 1889‐1890
James S. Barr 1890‐1905
Henry Isermann 1905‐1917
John J. Schwartz 1917‐1933
Fred J. Moeller 1933‐1938
William J. Brady 1938‐1962
Jerome A. Gumbinger 1962‐1972
Frank E. Blasi 1972‐1978
Gerald J. Poltrock 1978‐1987
Michael A. Massey 1987‐1990
Richard L. Thomas 1991‐1999
Joseph J. Kiser 2000‐2004
Matthew D. Weber 2004‐2006
John R. Thomsen 2006‐2016
Charles E. Leipzig

2016-Present