Cass County Fire Department

Find Cass 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.


Cass Lake Volunteer Rural Fire 213 Cedar Avenue Cass Lake MN 56633 218-335-6195


Crooked Lake Township Emergency Services Building 509 Highway 6 Outing MN 56662 218-792-5759

Hackensack Fire Department 231 1st Street North Hackensack MN 56452 218-675-6162

Longville Fire Department 1350 County 5 Longville MN 56655 218-363-2055

Nevis City Fire Hall 104 King Street Backus MN 56435 218-652-3867

Pillager Area Fire Protection Association 204 Cedar Avenue Pillager MN 56473 218-746-3646

Pine River Fire Department 200 Front Street Pine River MN 56474 218-587-2131

Remer City Fire Hall 103 East Main Street Remer MN 56672 218-566-2600

About Cass County Fire Departments

Cass County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Cass County, MN community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Cass 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:
  • Cass County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Cass County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Cass County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Cass County

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Cass County, MN

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

Cass County Fire Code Inspections

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