Grant County Fire Department

Find Grant 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.

Ashby Fire Department 203 Main Street Ashby MN 56309 218-747-2214

Barrett Fire Department 500 2nd Street Barrett MN 56311 320-528-2440

Elbow Lake Fire Department 21 1st Avenue Northwest Elbow Lake MN 56531 218-685-5326

Herman Fire Department 107 4th Street East Herman MN 56248 320-677-2297

Hoffman Fire Hall 108 1st Street North Hoffman MN 56339 320-986-2395

Wendell Fire Department 27895 250th Avenue Elbow Lake MN 56531 218-458-2283

About Grant County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Grant County, MN

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

Grant County Fire Code Inspections

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