July Fire Safety Topic
Home fires Involving Grills
The leading causes of grill fires were a
- Failure to clean the grill
- Having the grill too close to combustibles
- Leaving the grill unattended.
News and Events
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 the ability 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.
WCCO Names Captain Cassidy Anderson Excellent Educator
Fire Station 21
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Fire Station 21
3209 E. 38th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406
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
Originally located at 3800 Minnehaha Avenue South in 1894 with Chemical 10. It closed in 1961 when new Station 21 was relocated to its present location at 3209 East 38th Street with Engine 21 and Ladder 2. The Minnehaha location is now Patrick's Cabaret.
- Chemical 10 in service from 1894 to 1901
- Hose 21 in service replacing Chemical 10 in 1901
- Ladder 8 in service in 1906
- Engine 21 in service in 1921
- Combination 21 Replaces Engine 21 and Ladder 8 in 1934
- Engine 21 and Ladder 2 replace Combination 21 in 1949
- Ladder 2 disbanded in 2003
- Ladder 2 back in service in 2008
Last updated Jun 22, 2016