Emergency Services

Volunteer Ambulance

Oakes Ambulance Building

The dedicated volunteers and staff members of the Oakes Ambulance Service strive to provide the best possible care to the sick and injured patients in the area and surrounding communities.


The Oakes Ambulance is staffed with the following levels of trained volunteers and staff members:

  • 8 CPR driver / Emergency Medical Responders
  • 13 NREMT (Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Tech.)
  • 4 PRN Paramedics/ RN's
  • 2 full time Paramedics
  • Total: 28

The Oakes Ambulance Staff is 90% volunteer and is occasionally assisted by the Oakes Fire District.

Medical Director: The Oakes Ambulance Service Medical Director is Dr. Rup Nagala.


Mike Sandy, Paramedic and Manager

Curt Halmrast, Paramedic and Past President of the ND EMS Association.

Phone: 701-742-3244
Fax: 701-742-9336
Email: Mike@OakesAmbulance.com
Email: Curt@OakesAmbulance.com

615 Ivy Ave.
Oakes, ND 58474

Website: http://www.oakesambulance.com

Fire Services

The Oakes Fire and Rescue Unit currently have 26 active volunteers in the area. Anyone who is interested in participating in the local unit may contact the local fire chief.

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 pm at the Oakes Fire Hall

fire truck


Fire Chief | Jerry Hollingsworth

Assistant Chief | Jeremy Sitzler

Training Officer | Jason Olson

Secretary | Zach Marthaller

Treasurer | April Haring

Trustees | Ken Hoelscher, Rocky Foss, & Bill Jorgenson

Email: ofd@drtel.net


Visit the Police Department page for more informationon the Oakes Police Department.