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Pictured are members of the Braham Fire Department with years of service listed. Pictured in front are Captain 2 Eric Jones, 8 years; Captain 1 Shawn Fisher, 25 years; Fire Chief Ross Benzen, 14 years; and training officer Matt Hagfors, 13 years. Pictured in back are Josh Nelson, 2.5 years; Peter Hesselroth, 14 years; Andy Beckstrom, 9 years; Dean Bondeson, 26 years; Jason Edwards, 7 years; Mike Wachs, 6 years; Amanda Swenson, 12 years; Nate George, 2.5 years; Garth Gatzke, 2.5 years; Jason Bienhoff, 2.5 years; and Dawson Clifford, new firefighter. Not pictured are Assistant Fire Chief Ryan Davis, 9 years; and Ryan Dziubak, new firefighter.

Braham Fire Department

The Braham Volunteer Fire Department proudly serves the City of Braham, City of Grasston and all or part of the townships of Grass Lake, Maple Ridge, Nessel, Royalton, and Stanchfield.  There are currently 16 paid, on-call firefighters.

The Fire Department hosts an Open House/Chili feed each October.  Firefighters promote fire prevention at Braham Area Schools each year during Fire Prevention Week.

The mission of the Braham Fire Department is to minimize the loss of life and property in the Braham Fire Department protection area from fire, accident, natural disaster and any life threatening situation to the best of our abilities.


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