Wilkin County Fire Department

Find Wilkin 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.

Breckenridge Volunteer Fire Department 1310 Minnesota Avenue Breckenridge MN 56520 218-643-6208

Campbell Volunteer Fire Department 5th St Campbell MN 56522 218-630-5305

Rothsay City Fire Department 108 2nd Street Northwest Rothsay MN 56579 218-867-2310

Wolverton Fire Department 301 Highway 75 Wolverton MN 56594 218-995-2525

About Wilkin County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Wilkin County, MN

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

Wilkin County Fire Code Inspections

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