New Ulm MN Fire Department

Find New Ulm, 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.

New Ulm Fire Department 526 8th North Street New Ulm MN 56073 507-359-8200

About New Ulm Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in New Ulm, MN

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

New Ulm Fire Code Inspections

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