Roseau County Fire Department

Find Roseau 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.


Badger Fire Department 102 University Avenue Badger MN 56714 218-528-3670


Greenbush Volunteer Fire Department 248 4th Street North Greenbush MN 56726 218-782-5211

Roseau Fire Department 108 3rd Avenue Southwest Roseau MN 56751 218-463-1313

About Roseau County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Roseau County, MN

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

Roseau County Fire Code Inspections

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