Canton Fire Department
Canton Fire Department (left to right) – Front: Jon Nordsving, Dan Gulbranson, Dillon Bergey, Secretary/Treasurer Jason Magnuson, Matt Snyder, Training Officer Blaine Coyle, Jeremy Hanson and Chief Bill Richardson
Back: Garry Dowling, Chad Wangen, Jim Davis, Tyler Newman, Brenden Kerns, Dustin Kerns, Nate Magnuson, Assistant Chief Kyle Ryan, Luke Nordsving and Jamie Kelly. Not pictured: Sam Brekke and Josh Hosting
Photo by Heather Kleiboer
The City of Canton is served by a 20-member volunteer fire department.
In addition, the Canton Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency response services to Canton Township and portions of Amherst, Bluffton (IA) and Burr Oak (IA) townships. The department was officially organized in 1934; however, its beginnings date back to 1889. Over the years, significant investments have been made in emergency response vehicles and equipment. Regular meetings are held the first Monday of the month, with training sessions taking place on the third Monday.
Physical: 105 S Main St.
Mailing: PO Box 179
Canton, MN 55922
Chief: Bill Richardson
Assistant Chief: Kyle Ryan
Training Officer: Blaine Coyle
Harmony Ambulance (left to right) – Steve Donney, Samantha Grabau, Dakotah McIntyre, Gerri Nielsen, Terry Bigalk, Jordon Hanson, Domingo Kingsley, Dan Tieffenbacher, Chuck Sikkink, Arden Willford, Dan Dornink, Aubrey Johnson, and Director Eileen Schansberg. Not pictured: Larry Nolan, Jesse Grabau, Lana Soppa and Alex Skaalen.
Photo by Barb Jeffers
The City of Canton contracts with the City of Harmony for ambulance services.
The Harmony Volunteer Ambulance Service has been serving the needs of the area for more than 35 years.
Harmony Ambulance Service
225 3rd Ave SW
Harmony, MN 55939
The City of Canton contracts with the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office for its law enforcement needs.
Canton is part of a joint service agreement with the neighboring cities of Harmony and Mabel. Three deputy sheriffs are assigned to the Harmony-Canton-Mabel contract. Current deputies include: Jason Harmening, Logan Brand and Todd Ragen.
Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office
901 Houston St NW
Preston, MN 55965
Non-Emergency: (507) 765-3874