Emergency Medical Service
Fire Department personnel stationed at the 19 Minneapolis fire stations are also trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and provide BLS First Response in the City of Minneapolis. The departments 29 emergency response apparatus respond on between 21,000 and 23,000 EMS calls yearly. The average response time to those calls is around 3 minutes an 45 seconds. The department has over 400 EMTs that attend 16 hours of continuing education in a variety of basic and advanced emergency medical topics. Advanced life support is provided by Hennepin County Medical Center Emergency Medical Services and North Memorial Medical Center.
The EMT/Firefighters of the Minneapolis Fire Department are proud to serve the citizens of Minneapolis. Stop by at any one of our 19 Fire Stations from 10 AM-8 PM for a visit or to have your blood pressure taken. Have a great safe day.
EMS Standard Operating Procedures
Last updated Jul 28, 2015