Fire Department

The new Cokato fire and ambulance station is easy to spot along US Highway 12. The department’s flag greets all passersby as they enter town.

Updated June 2019

The dedicated volunteers of the Cokato Fire Department are ready to respond at a moment’s notice to anyone needing their assistance in the city of Cokato, Stockholm Township, Cokato Township, and half of French Lake Township, as well as providing mutual assistance to fire departments in nearby towns.

The Cokato Fire Department has a roster of 26 dedicated volunteers. The newest members will be starting 140 hours of firefighter training. As part of its training, the fire department tries to conduct a controlled burn annually in order to keep the firefighters ready and quick to respond to emergencies.

The department relies on grants and donations to provide equipment for the fire trucks and the firefighters. It does its best to keep equipment updated.

If there is an emergency, dial 911.

The non-emergency number for the fire station is 320- 559-0257. The station is located at the corner of 7th Street SE and US Highway 12. Correspondence may be sent to PO Box 1030, Cokato, MN 55321, or emailed to cokatofire@cokato.mn.us.

The Cokato Fire Department Roster

  • Chief -Hutch Erickson
  • Asst. Chief – Jimmy Martinson, Jr.
  • Capt. – James Babb
  • 1st Lt. – Ricky Larios
  • 2nd Lt. – Jarod Sebring
  • Safety Officer – Jim Winkelman
  • Ben Aho
  • Doug Aho
  • Jeremy Asfeld
  • James Babb
  • Chris Barth
  • Reed Carlson
  • Mark Dahlman
  • Mike Enerson
  • Hutch Erickson
  • Megan Gustafson
  • Dennis Johnson
  • Paul Kesky
  • Jose “Ricky” Larios
  • Janell Martinson
  • Jimmy Martinson Jr.
  • Scott Meyers
  • Jason Miller
  • Michael Rahkola
  • Jarod Sebring
  • Greg Stonelake
  • David Stoppelman
  • Jon Weiers
  • Grant Wilson
  • Nate Wilson
  • Jim Winkelman
  • Jonathan Ylitalo