Fire Department

The Overland Park Fire Department has served the Overland Park area for more than a century. Even before Overland Park’s incorporation in 1960, our department served this community and others around it with progressive philosophies on safety and education.

The Overland Park Fire Department also provides fire response and investigation, training, and safety enforcement for the city of Merriam.


12401 Hemlock
Overland Park, KS 66213



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Chief’s Message

To the residents of Overland Park and Merriam,

The Overland Park Fire Department is a value driven team of dedicated professionals committed to providing emergency, educational and specialized services for the purpose of saving lives and reducing property loss for the community we serve.

TheĀ Commission on Fire Accreditation International recognizes the Overland Park Fire Department as a community-focused, data-driven, accredited agency. We’re confident you will have the same trust in us as they do.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve your communities.

Bryan Dehner
Fire Chief

Latest Save

Our crews save lives every day, but it’s not every day we find one of our own needing our assistance.

This time, it was Capt. Pat Gantt. See how his 12-year-old helped save his father’s life by doing something he’d been trained to do from an early age: Call 911.

Annual Report

See Chief Dehner’s message, lifesaving stories, and the latest information on the department.

Annual Report