All Bennett Fire Department firefighters and first responders are volunteers and are professionally trained to keep our community safe.  It is our mission to protect, preserve and respect the lives and property of Bennett residents by working as an effective team applying our professional knowledge and continual education. 


Fire Chief: Tom Avis

Assistant Chief: Travis Theien

Head of EMS: Dave Dittbrender

Volunteers – Our Fire Department is always accepting new firefighter and first responder volunteers.  If you like volunteering, but don not want to be on-call, you can join the FRIENDS of the Bennett Volunteer Fire Department.  Please contact Travis for more details.  218-393-3837

2021 Spaghetti Supper – Postponed to the Fall of 2021 – Please refer to the Bennett Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page for further updates.

2021 Flea Market - June 26th

Collection of Items:

Pickup and collection of items must be scheduled in advance.  Additionally, designated donation drop-off days will be 6/16 and 6/19 at the Fire Hall.

Items NOT Accepted:

Clothing, Bedding, Mattresses, Computers, Monitors and Copiers, Broken Toys, Damaged Particle Board Furniture, Televisions or Non-Working Electronics, Christmas Trees

We are happy to accept large items such as lawn equipment, boats, campers, vehicles, docks, etc.

All items will be inspected at the time of donation and the volunteers have the right to deny any item they see unsuitable.

Please contact ONE of the following to schedule a pickup:

Dick 218-390-8998

Travis 218-393-3837

Melissa 608-315-0315

(Be sure to leave a message if no answer)