Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

Warm weather is finally here! While we're all excited to make plans to enjoy some time outdoors with family and friends, our firefighters want to remind you to review rules and tips that can keep you safe. If you're going to have a "backyard fire" or you're going to fire up the grill, take a moment to review the following materials:

There’s a reason fireworks that explode or fly into the air are illegal in Minnesota. They’re unpredictable and dangerous. And kids are most often the ones who suffer. 

Our police officers will be monitoring fireworks usage more closely this summer and increasing enforcement action for possession of illegal fireworks. 

We want everyone to celebrate summer holidays safely. Here are some important safety tips and information:

Programs for Residents

The Department provides a number of Fire Prevention, Arson Awareness and Education programs for residents. These include fire extinguisher training, juvenile fire setter classes, fire escape, presentations and grade school programs.