Renville County Fire Department

Find Renville 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.


Bird Island City 660 Birch Avenue Bird Island MN 55310 320-365-3371


Buffalo Lake Fire Department 315 N Main St Buffalo Lake MN 55314 320-833-2344

Danube Fire Department 400 Main Street Danube MN 56230 320-826-2347

Fairfax Fire Department 24 1st Avenue Northeast Fairfax MN 55332 507-426-7269

Franklin Fire Department 291 3rd Street Franklin MN 55333 507-557-2280

Hector Volunteer Fire Department 560 Main Street South Hector MN 55342 320-848-2122

Olivia Fire Department 1009 West Lincoln Avenue Olivia MN 56277 320-523-2361

Renville Volunteer Fire Department 102 Main Street North Renville MN 56284 320-329-3419

Sacred Heart Fire Department 201 1st Avenue Sacred Heart MN 56285 320-765-2559

About Renville County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Renville County, MN

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

Renville County Fire Code Inspections

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