Pipestone County Fire Department

Find Pipestone 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.


Edgerton Fire Department 140 Trosky Road Edgerton MN 56128 507-631-7551


Holland Fire Department 240 Rock Street Holland MN 56139 507-825-6700

Pipestone Fire Hall 118 2nd Avenue Northeast Pipestone MN 56164 507-825-2406

Ruthton Volunteer Fire Department 543 Railroad Ave Ruthton MN 56170 507-658-3902

About Pipestone County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Pipestone County, MN

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

Pipestone County Fire Code Inspections

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