The Shakopee Fire Department serves the City of Shakopee as well as neighboring Jackson and Louisville Townships.
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 and as emergency medical responders by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board. Several firefighters have obtained additional training in emergency medicine, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA), Fire Apparatus Operator and hazardous materials.
- Fire Department Swearing-In Ceremony 2019
Shakopee Fire Department welcomed its newest paid-on-call firefighters during a swearing-in ceremony June 3, 2019.
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- Mock Car Crash 2018
Shakopee Police Department and Shakopee Fire Department participated in a mock car crash April 19 at Shakopee High School. The event was intended to bring awareness to the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.
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- Night to Unite 2018
A record number of block parties (114) participated in the annual Night to Unite celebration Tuesday, Aug. 7 throughout Shakopee.
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