Itasca County Fire Department

Find Itasca 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.


Balsam Fire Hall 41362 Scenic Highway Bovey MN 55709 218-245-2099


Bigfork Fire Department W Hwy 38 Bigfork MN 56628 218-743-3446

Bovey Fire Department 502 2nd Street Bovey MN 55709 218-245-1633

Calumet Volunteer Fire Department 568 5th Ave Calumet MN 55716 218-247-7931

Chisholm Fire Department 301 Central Avenue Nashwauk MN 55769 218-254-7915

Cohasset Fire And Rescue 325 1st Avenue Northwest Cohasset MN 55721 218-328-5723

Coleraine Fire Department 10 Roosevelt Street Bovey MN 55709 218-245-1830

Deer River Fire Department 405 Division Street Deer River MN 56636 218-246-8195

Goodland Fire Department 13502 Community Center Road Goodland MN 55742 218-492-1420

Grand Rapids Fire Department 18 Northeast 5th Street Grand Rapids MN 55744 218-326-2832

Jacobson Fire Department 68368 198th Avenue Warba MN 55793 218-752-6631

Marble Fire Department Alice Ave Marble MN 55764 218-247-7885

Squaw Lake Fire Department PO Box 428 Squaw Lake MN 56681 218-659-4351

Warba Fire Department 24 1st Avenue Warba MN 55793 218-492-1445

About Itasca County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Itasca County, MN

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

Itasca County Fire Code Inspections

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