Big Stone County Fire Department

Find Big Stone County 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.

Beardsley Fire Department 116 Main St N Beardsley MN 56211 320-265-6901

Clinton Fire Department 111 Main Street Clinton MN 56225 320-325-5580

Correll Volunteer Fire Department 109 State Highway 7 Correll MN 56227

Graceville Fire Department 419 4th Street Graceville MN 56240 320-748-7911

Odessa Farm Fire Department County Rd 19 Odessa MN 56276 320-273-2212

Ortonville Volunteer Fire Department 1st St Ortonville MN 56278 320-839-3512

About Big Stone County Fire Departments

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

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Big Stone County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Big Stone County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Big Stone County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Big Stone County

Big Stone County 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 Big Stone County. Big Stone County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Big Stone County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Big Stone County, MN

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Big Stone County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Big Stone County 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.

Big Stone County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Big Stone County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Big Stone 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 Big Stone County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Big Stone County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.