Stevens County Fire Department

Find Stevens 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.

Chokio Fire Department 221 Main Street Chokio MN 56221 320-324-7450

Hancock City Council Clerk 662 6th Street Hancock MN 56244 320-392-5285

Morris Fire Department 9 Hwy S Morris MN 56267 320-589-3141

About Stevens County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Stevens County, MN

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

Stevens County Fire Code Inspections

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