The "Electric City"
City of Horton
The Horton Fire Department consists of 23 volunteers from the Horton area. They contract several square miles surrounding Horton for fire services and provide numerous mutual aids to area departments. Equipment for the department includes pumpers, tenders and wild land fire suppression. The department achieved a 5 fire rating for the city. Compressed air foam system on the mini-pumper and extrication equipment provide specialty services for the area.
The members of the Fire Department are:
Lamar Shoemaker, chief
Gary Behrnes, assistant chief
Karl Gaskell, 2nd assistant chief