Kandiyohi County Fire Department

Find Kandiyohi 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.

Atwater Fire Department 107 2nd Street North Atwater MN 56209 320-974-8000

Granite Falls Fire Department 501 3rd Street Prinsburg MN 56281 320-564-3511

Kandiyohi Fire Department 4th St N Kandiyohi MN 56251 320-382-6211

Lake Lillian Fire Department 531 Lakeview Street Lake Lillian MN 56253 320-664-4440

New London Fire Department 24 Central Avenue West New London MN 56273 320-354-2426

Pennock Fire Department 207 Northwest 2nd Street Pennock MN 56279 320-599-8076

Raymond Fire Department Squire Ave Raymond MN 56282 320-967-4291

Spicer Fire Department 160 Highway 23 Spicer MN 56288 320-796-5562

Sunburg Volunteer Fire Department 100 Izola St Sunburg MN 56289 320-366-3890

Willmar Fire Department 515 2nd Street Southwest Willmar MN 56201 320-235-2211

About Kandiyohi County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Kandiyohi County, MN

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

Kandiyohi County Fire Code Inspections

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