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2015 Arson Investigation Statistics
Severe weather can happen anytime, in any part of the country. Severe weather can include hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding, and winter storms associated with freezing rain, sleet, snow and strong winds. Understand the type of hazardous weather that affects you and your family where you live,. Develop an emergency plan based on your local weather hazards, practice your plan and Share your weather preparedness plan with friends and family.
Fire Prevention Week 2016 theme announced
NFPA has officially announced “Don't Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2016. The focus on smoke alarm replacement comes as the result of a recent survey conducted by NFPA, which showed that many people don't know how old their smoke alarms are or how often they need to be replaced.
Minneapolis Fire adds NARCAN to treat overdose patients
The Fire Department added Narcan to its complement of medical services provided in Minneapolis. The drug can reverse an overdose from heroin and other opioid-based drugs and medications. In the first week, the Fire Department’s medical response teams saved seven lives with it. The Fire Department administers a vaporized version of the treatment nasally. The cost of the drug treatments and a portion of the training costs are being reimbursed by the Minnesota Metropolitan Emergency Services Board.
Fire Station 17
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Fire Station 17
330 E. 38th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55409
In an emergency Call 911 – Do not call the fire station directly.
Other Contact Information
Minneapolis Fire Department
City Hall, 350 S 5th St., Room 233
Minneapolis, MN 55415
General Information: (612) 673-2890
Fire Department Fax: (612) 673-2828
Fire Department TTY: (612) 673-2157
Station Q open in 1890 originally at 3448 Chicago Ave with Hose 17 and Chemical 7. On January 12, 1891 the department was reorganized and Station Q became Station 17. In 1941 the station was sold (now a photo studio) and moved to 821 East 35th Street with Engine 17. In 1992 a new Station 17 was built at 330 East 38th Street, the 35th Street location is now a bookstore.
Hose 17 and Chemical 7 in service 1890
Engine 17 in service 1891
Chemical 7 disbanded 1904
Ladder 2 in service 1928 from Station 1, disbanded December 1934
Ladder 5 for a short time then to Station 27
Rescue 1 for a short time then to station 8
Chief 2 from Station 8
Last updated Jun 22, 2016