Northrop Fire Department

Find Northrop 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.

Northrop Fire Department N Bridgeman St Northrop MN 56075 507-436-5207

About Northrop Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Northrop, MN

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

Northrop Fire Code Inspections

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