Parkers Prairie Fire Department

Find Parkers Prairie 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.

Parkers Prairie Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 70 Parkers Prairie MN 56361 218-338-4115

About Parkers Prairie Fire Departments

Parkers Prairie Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Parkers Prairie, MN community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Parkers Prairie Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

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  • Parkers Prairie fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Parkers Prairie Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Parkers Prairie Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Parkers Prairie

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Parkers Prairie, MN

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

Parkers Prairie Fire Code Inspections

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