Lincoln County Fire Department

Find Lincoln 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.

Arco Volunteer Fire Department Rr 1 Arco MN 56113 507-487-5761

Hendricks Fire Department 207 South Division Street Hendricks MN 56136 507-275-3192

Ivanhoe Fire Department 301 North Norman Street Ivanhoe MN 56142 507-694-1512

Lake Benton Fire Department PO Box 82 Lake Benton MN 56149 507-368-4641

Tyler Fire Department 230 North Tyler Street Tyler MN 56178 507-247-5556

About Lincoln County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Lincoln County, MN

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

Lincoln County Fire Code Inspections

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