- Dec 07
Part one of a multi-year land management plan was conducted at the dog and nature park in the Southbridge neighborhood last week. The video shows how difficult prescribed burns can be in in the first year.
- Dec 01
- Nov 29
Depending on the weather, we'll be conducting a prescribed burn at the dog park Thursday or Friday. The park will be closed during the burn, and you may see smoke.
The Shakopee Fire Department serves the City of Shakopee as well as neighboring Jackson and Louisville Townships. The department is comprised of a full-time Fire Chief, a full-time Administrative Captain, full-time Fire Marshal, four full-time firefighters and 46 paid-on-call firefighters who provide fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical assistance, and fire prevention and education services to the community.
Originally founded as the Shakopee Volunteer Fire Department in 1883, today's Fire Department maintains two fire stations and a modern fleet of equipment, allowing it to provide vehicle extrication, hazardous materials response, high-level rescue, open water and ice rescue, and response to structural, vehicle and wilderness fires.
Shakopee firefighters are trained and certified as Firefighter II by the Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board (MFSCB) and as Emergency Medical Responders by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB.) Several firefighters have obtained additional training in Emergency Medicine, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA), Fire Apparatus Operator and Hazardous Materials.
- Fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical assistance (request a fire report)
- Community fire prevention education
- Plan review, inspections and acceptance testing of fire protection systems, fire alarm systems, flammable/combustible liquid storage tanks, dispensing systems and tents and canopies
- Issuance of permits for fire systems, fireworks, open burning and more
Fire Department Open House 2014
Updated on 10/09/2014 10:30 a.m.
Shakopee residents got up close to life as a firefighter at the Oct. 4 Shakopee Fire Department Open House. The annual event drew hundreds of kids and adults to ride on a fire truck, practice spraying a fire hose and learn more about fire safety.