Sherburne County Fire Department

Find Sherburne 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.


Becker City Fire Station 14240 Bank Street Becker MN 55308 763-261-4133


Big Lake Fire Station 20243 County Road 43 Big Lake MN 55309 763-263-3456

Clear Lake Fire Department 8670 1st Avenue East Clear Lake MN 55319 320-743-5638

Elk River Fire And Ambulance Service 415 Jackson Avenue Northwest Elk River MN 55330 763-635-1100

Zimmerman Fire Department 13028 Fremont Avenue Zimmerman MN 55398 763-856-2280

About Sherburne County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Sherburne County, MN

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

Sherburne County Fire Code Inspections

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