January 2017 Operators
Left to Right: Rick Schreiber, Drake Collison, Jim Larson, Michelle Schreiber, Jason Meadows, Bryan Bjornstad, Bobby Durham,
Lynn Hovde, Cam Trembath, Travis Bateman, Leif Olson.
Top row: Josh Moody, Matt Jensen
  1. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    Rick was raised in Miles City, Montana. He started fighting fire back in 1997 with the Custer County Rural Fire District in Miles City. He moved to Boise, Idaho where he worked for Ada County and assisted Boise City Fire with the training of wildland crews. Rick joined the ARFD in 2013 and became the Chief and Board President in 2017. Rick has many certifications including Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, vehicle extrication, grain bin rescue and trench rescue to name a few. He implemented the EMR program in March of 2016 and remains an active EMR. Rick is a veteran having served time in the Air Force and the Army National Guard.
  2. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    National Night out 2017
  3. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    Magpie fire 2017
  4. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    Training 2017
  5. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    4th of July 2015
  6. Rick Schreiber
    Rick Schreiber
    4th of July 2016
  1. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Assistant Chief and Medical Officer Drake is originally from Colorado and he has always wanted to help others. He joined the U.S. Air Force to become a Pararescue Man. Then he moved to North Dakota and wanted to be more active in his community so in 2015 he joined the ARFD. Because of his trauma med experience the Chief appointed him to the position of Medical Officer. Drake is Firefighter 1 trained, EMR, extrication certified and is a board member.
  2. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Magpie Fire 2017
  3. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Training 2017
  4. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Arnegard Halloween 2107
  5. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Training 2017
  6. Drake Collison
    Drake Collison
    Controlled Burn 2017
  1. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Captain Jim is originally from Arnegard, North Dakota. He joined the ARFD in 1986 and rose to the rank of Assistant Chief. He holds certification in Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2. Jim is also an active board member. He’s been serving this district since 1986.
  2. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Training 2017
  3. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Controlled Burn 2017
  4. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Thermal Imager 2015
  5. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Magpie 2017
  6. Jim Larson
    Jim Larson
    Magpie 2017
  1. Leif Olson
    Leif Olson
    Lieutenant Leif (Cowboy) started fighting fire with the Keene Fire Department in 2007. He moved to Warden, Montana in 2014 and served with the Warden Fire Department until he moved back to North Dakota in 2017. He joined the ARFD the same year and has been an active member ever since. Leif is Firefighter 1 and extrication certified.
  2. Leif Olson
    Leif Olson
    Controlled Burn 2017
  3. Leif Olson
    Leif Olson
    Controlled Burn 2017
  4. Leif Olson
    Leif Olson
    Extrication Class 2017
  5. Leif Olson
    Leif Olson
    Training 2018
  1. Lynn Hovde
    Lynn Hovde
    Lynn is originally from North Dakota. He started with the ARFD in 1972 and has been the Secretary / Treasurer ever since.
  2. Lynn Hovde
    Lynn Hovde
    Oneok Donation $40,000
  3. Lynn Hovde
    Lynn Hovde
    Kinder Morgan Donation $250,000
  4. Lynn Hovde
    Lynn Hovde
    Newfield Donation $30,000
  5. Lynn Hovde
    Lynn Hovde
    Training 2018
  1. John Fulwider
    John Fulwider
    John is one of the ARFD board members and firefighters is originally from Minnesota. He started fighting fire back in 1976 with the Spring Lake Fire Department. After that he served with the Town City Fire Department. John moved to McKenzie County and joined the ARFD in 1991. He’s been serving this district since.
  2. John Fulwider
    John Fulwider
    Ground Breaking for New Station
  3. John Fulwider
    John Fulwider
    Kinder Morgan Donation $250,000
  1. Harold Larson
    Harold Larson
    Harold is originally from Wibaux, Montana. He started his firefighting career in 1977. He joined the ARFD in 1983 and made his way to the Chief position. In 2017 Harold stepped down as chief and became the departments Captain. He held this position for one year. He is Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 certified. Harold is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
  2. Harold Larson
    Harold Larson
    New turnout gear 2017
  3. Harold Larson
    Harold Larson
    Thermal Imager 2015
  4. Harold Larson
    Harold Larson
    Helicopter Training 2017
  1. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle began working in the medical field shortly after moving to Buffalo, Wyoming. She got her CNA license in 2010 and started working with special needs children. Michelle moved to McKenzie County in the fall of 2013. She joined the ARFD in 2016 as an EMR and is an active member of the fire department.
  2. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    Burn Training 2017
  3. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    Controlled Burn 2017
  4. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    National Night Out 2017
  5. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    Helicopter Training 2017
  6. Michelle Schreiber
    Michelle Schreiber
    New Station Ground Breaking 2017
  1. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    Josh was raised in Satellite Beach, Florida and he’s always had a passion for the fire service. His family is from North Dakota and has always loved this part of the state. He moved to Arnegard as an adult and joined the ARFD in 2013. Josh is certified in Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2 and vehicle extrication. Josh is also an active EMR.
  2. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    4th of July 2016
  3. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    Controlled Burn 2017
  4. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    Controlled Burn 2017
  5. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    Burn Training 2017
  6. Joshua Moody
    Joshua Moody
    Burn Training 2016
  1. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Randy is originally from Alaska. He moved to McKenzie County in 2012 and joined the ARFD in 2015. Randy is Firefighter 1 certified and is an active EMR. Randy is a combat veteran of the U.S. Navy.
  2. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Burn Training 2017
  3. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Breakfast Fundraiser 2017
  4. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Burn Training 2017
  5. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Helicopter Training 2017
  6. Randy Shoemaker
    Randy Shoemaker
    Controlled Burn 2017
  1. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    Wes is originally from North Dakota and he’s been serving the ARFD since 2013. Wes is certified in Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2 and vehicle extrication.
  2. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    Training 2017
  3. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    Extrication Class 2017
  4. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    Burn Training 2017
  5. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    National Night Out 2017
  6. Wes Kindel
    Wes Kindel
    Helicopter Training 2017
  1. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan is originally from California. He joined the ARFD back in 2005. He continues to be an active member of the ARFD taking care of call reporting through NFERS. Bryan is also the department Engineer while on scene taking care of the operations of the fire engines.
  2. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    Controlled Burn 2017
  3. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    New Station Ground Breaking 2017
  4. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    Turnout Gear 2017
  5. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    Helicopter Training 2017
  6. Bryan Bjornstad
    Bryan Bjornstad
    Training 2018
  1. Nathan Hovde
    Nathan Hovde
    Nathan has lived in North Dakota all of his life. He has been an active firefighter since 2015.
  2. Nathan Hovde
    Nathan Hovde
    Training 2018
  3. Nathan Hovde
    Nathan Hovde
    Turnout Gear 2017
  4. Nathan Hovde
    Nathan Hovde
    Helicopter Training 2017
  5. Nathan Hovde
    Nathan Hovde
    Training 2018
  1. Cam Trembath
    Cam Trembath
    Cam started fighting wildland and grass fires right out of high school where he lived in Minnesota. He moved to Fort Francis, Ontario, Canada and joined the Fort Francis Fire Department. After that he moved to Glen Rock, Wyoming where he was an active firefighter with the Glen Rock Fire Department. Cam moved to Arnegard with his Wife and Son. In 2016 he joined the ARFD and has been an active member ever since.
  2. Cam Trembath
    Cam Trembath
    Training 2018
  3. Cam Trembath
    Cam Trembath
    Training 2018
  4. Cam Trembath
    Cam Trembath
    Training 2018
  1. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    Jason is originally from Idaho. He started his firefighting career in 2007 with the South Boundary Fire Department in Naples, Idaho. Jason moved to North Dakota in 2011 and joined the ARFD in 2017. He trained in Firefighter 1 and is extrication certified.
  2. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    Fire Fighter 1 Certification
  3. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    National Night Out 2017
  4. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    Training 2018
  5. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    Training 2018
  6. Jason Meadows
    Jason Meadows
    Training 2018
  1. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Bobby came to the ARFD by way of Mountain Home, Idaho. He is an active firefighter and has been since 2013.
  2. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Training 2016
  3. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Training 2018
  4. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Training 2018
  5. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Training 2018
  6. Bobby Durham
    Bobby Durham
    Training 2018
  1. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Originally from South Dakota, Chris got his start with the Fort Pierre Fire Department in 2012. He joined the ARFD in 2017 and quickly obtained his EMR certification. He is an active medical responder and firefighter.
  2. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Training 2018
  3. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Training 2018
  4. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Training 2018
  5. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Training 2018
  6. Chris Childers
    Chris Childers
    Training 2018
  1. Jim Slow
    Jim Slow
    Jim is an active (reserve) member of the ARFD. He started fighting fires in Wisconsin then two years later did some traveling. He settled down in North Dakota and joined us in 2011 and has been serving our community since.
  1. Travis Bateman
    Travis Bateman
    Travis is originally from Colorado. He’s been in public safety (Law Enforcement) since 2009. Travis lives in McKenzie County and has since 2012. He joined the ARFD in 2017 to continue making a difference in his community. Travis is a 2 time Iraq combat veteran serving as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army.
  2. Travis Bateman
    Travis Bateman
    Training 2018
  3. Travis Bateman
    Travis Bateman
    Training 2018
  4. Travis Bateman
    Travis Bateman
    Training 2018
  1. Matt Jensen
    Matt Jensen
    Matt is originally from North Dakota. He joined the ARFD in 2017 and continues to be an active member.
  2. Matt Jensen
    Matt Jensen
    Training 2018
  3. Matt Jensen
    Matt Jensen
    Training 2018
  4. Matt Jensen
    Matt Jensen
    Training 2018
  5. Matt Jensen
    Matt Jensen
    Training 2018
  1. Maurine Davenport
    Maurine Davenport
    Originally form Colorado, Maurine joined the ARFD in May of 2017. She helps with administrative support for the Volunteer side of the department. Maurine also helps with fundraising efforts.
  2. Maurine Davenport
    Maurine Davenport
    Burn Training 2018
  3. Maurine Davenport
    Maurine Davenport
    Burn Training 2018
  1. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Originally form Colorado, Jeff started fighting fires with Cherryvale Fire Department for two years. During his time with Cherryvale he was trained in firefighter 1. He moved to North Dakota in 2015 and joined the ARFD a few short years later in 2018.
  2. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Oneok Donation $40,000
  3. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Burn Training 2018
  4. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Training 2018
  5. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Burn Training 2018
  6. Jeff Collison
    Jeff Collison
    Training 2018
  1. Jacob Gould
    Jacob Gould
    Jacob moved to North Dakota from Spokane Washington. He works a full time job and volunteers with the ARFD during his time off. He joined the department in 2017.
  1. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! We are a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.
  2. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! This is a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.
  3. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! This is a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.
  4. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! This is a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.
  5. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! This is a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.
  6. YOU
    YOU
    You can be a Firefighter or EMR! This is a 100% volunteer department and we are always looking for the next generation of responders. Or even retired individuals that want to serve their community! Check out the Contact and Join page to sign up! Or come to one of the meeting at the Fire Station every 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm.