Dakota County Fire Department

Find Dakota 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.


Burnsville Fire Department 100 Civic Center Parkway Burnsville MN 55337 952-895-4570


City of Apple Valley 7100 147th Street West Apple Valley MN 55124 952-953-2500

Eagan Fire Department 1001 Station Trail Eagan MN 55123 651-675-5914

Farmington Fire Department 2125 Denmark Avenue Farmington MN 55024 651-463-4771

Hastings Fire Department 115 5th Street West Hastings MN 55033 651-480-6150

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

Lakeville Fire Department 20190 Holyoke Avenue Lakeville MN 55044 952-985-4700

Mendota Heights Fire Dept 2121 Dodd Road Mendota Heights MN 55120 651-452-1850

Miesville Fire Department 240th St Hastings MN 55033 651-437-6228

Rosemount Fire Department 14700 Shannon Parkway Rosemount MN 55068 651-423-3444

South Metro Fire Department #2 310 Marie Avenue South Saint Paul MN 55075 651-554-3250

About Dakota County Fire Departments

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

Dakota 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 Dakota County. Dakota County 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 Dakota County, MN

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

Dakota County Fire Code Inspections

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