Inver Grove Heights Fire Department

Find Inver Grove Heights Minnesota fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Inver Grove Heights Fire Department Station No. 1 7015 Clayton Avenue East Inver Grove Heights MN 55076 651-455-5082

About Inver Grove Heights Fire Departments

Inver Grove Heights Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Inver Grove Heights, MN community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Inver Grove Heights Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

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Fire Departments in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Minnesota are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Dakota County. Inver Grove Heights Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Dakota County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Inver Grove Heights, MN

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Inver Grove Heights PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Inver Grove Heights Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Inver Grove Heights Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Inver Grove Heights Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Dakota County and Minnesota Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Inver Grove Heights schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Inver Grove Heights Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.