For emergencies, please dial 911. For all other matters, including calling in controlled burns, please dial the Lincoln County Sherriff’s Department at 785-524-4479. Click here for Lincoln County Controlled Burn Rules.
The Barnard Rural Fire Department is a team of 30 volunteers that respond to all grass and structure fires within a 490 square miles area in north and north eastern Lincoln county and 5 miles into Mitchell county as well. The Barnard Rural Fire Department responds with 3 brush trucks (300 gal.), a 6X6 (1500 gal.), a tanker (3000 gal.) and a pumper truck.