Prior Lake Fire Department

Find Prior Lake 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.

Mdewakanton Public Safety 2525 Flandreau Trail Northwest Prior Lake MN 55372 952-233-1077

Prior Lake Fire Department 16776 Fish Point Road Prior Lake MN 55372 952-440-3473

About Prior Lake Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Prior Lake, MN

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

Prior Lake Fire Code Inspections

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