Nicollet County Fire Department

Find Nicollet 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.


Courtland Fire Department 300 Railroad Street (~8 segments)\ Courtland MN 56021 507-359-2831


Lafayette Fire Sta Non Emrgncy 800 Main Avenue Lafayette MN 56054 507-228-8015

Nicollet Volunteer Fire Department 400 North 3rd Street Nicollet MN 56074 507-232-3000

North Mankato Fire Department 1001 Belgrade Avenue North Mankato MN 56003 507-625-5378

Saint Peter Volunteer Fire Department 227 West Mulberry Street St. Peter MN 56082 507-934-1120

About Nicollet County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Nicollet County, MN

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

Nicollet County Fire Code Inspections

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