Washington County Fire Department

Find Washington 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.


Bayport Fire Department 294 3rd Street North Bayport MN 55003 651-275-4401


Cottage Grove Fire Department 8641 80th Street South Cottage Grove MN 55016 651-458-2860

Forest Lake Fire - Rescue 879 4th Street Southwest Forest Lake MN 55025 651-464-2244

Hugo Fire Department 5323 140th Street North Hugo MN 55038 651-429-6366

Lake Elmo Fire Department 3510 Laverne Avenue North Lake Elmo MN 55042 651-770-5006

Lower St Croix Valley Fire Department 1502 Saint Croix Trail South Lakeland MN 55043 651-436-7033

Mahtomedi Fire Department 800 Stillwater Road Mahtomedi MN 55115 651-426-1080

Marine on Saint Croix Fire Department 160 Judd Street Marine on Saint Croix MN 55047 651-433-3636

New Scandia Fire & Rescue 15040 Scandia Trail North Scandia MN 55073 651-433-4383

Newport City Fire Headquarters 155 20th Street Newport MN 55055 651-459-9390

Oakdale Fire Department 5000 Hadley Avenue North Oakdale MN 55128 651-731-8886

St Paul Park Fire Department 600 Portland Avenue St. Paul Park MN 55071 651-459-9918

Stillwater Fire Department 216 4th Street North Stillwater MN 55082 651-351-4950

Woodbury Fire Department 6975 Thames Road Woodbury MN 55125 651-714-3600

About Washington County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Washington County, MN

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

Washington County Fire Code Inspections

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