Twin Lakes Fire Department

Find Twin Lakes 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.

Twin Lakes City Hall 101 Main Street West Twin Lakes MN 56089 507-852-2155

About Twin Lakes Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Twin Lakes, MN

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

Twin Lakes Fire Code Inspections

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