Tekamah Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association

We are 100% Volunteer 100% of the Time!

TVFD Fallen Firefighters


Jimmie Metzler

Joined July 6, 1976 

Answered his last call on April 1, 1981


Merlin Magill

Joined July, 6 1960

Retired March 1991

Answered his last call on November 24, 1997

Merlin served the community for 37 years


Arlyn "Ole" Olson

Joined December 3,1985

Resigned January 3, 1999

Ole served Tekamah and the surrounding communites for 13 years


Tom "Signbender" King

Joined September 8, 1976

Answered his last call on May 31, 2005

Signbender was famous for these words:

"There's nothin funner than fun!"

"Hello Burt County!"

Tom served on Tekamah Fire and Rescue for 28 years.


Charles "Chuck" Montgomery

Joined February 9, 1973

Resigned July 1986

Became Honorary Member July 1, 1986


We love and miss all of our fallen members including those not listed above.