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Mission Statement 

The Minneapolis Fire Department is a customer service organization committed to providing professional emergency and non-emergency services to protect lives, property and the environment of our community and the region we serve.


Fire Department Leadership


Community Risk Reduction

Minneapolis CERT Program 

Community Outreach Programs 


Emergency Medical Service

Every year we respond to thousands of medical calls. Our firefighters and emergency medical response technicians carry life-saving equipment to we can perform many procedures such as providing an airway, starting an IV, control bleeding, deliver a baby or simply provide comfort to someone in need. We aid in getting the sick and injured to an appropriate medical facility.

Vulnerable Adult Reporting


Serving The Community - Enriching The City


September 2019

City Council approves renters’ protection ordinance (9/13)

Open Streets West Broadway takes place Saturday, Sept. 14 (9/13)

City hosting Welcoming Week celebration at Powderhorn Park Sept. 20 (9/12)

Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda 09.17.19 HPC (9/11)

Join the City in celebrating Latino Heritage Month (9/10)

CPC CoW agenda 09-16-2019 (9/09)

Open Streets University of Minnesota + Motley set for Sunday, Sept. 8 (9/06)

City, Metro Transit celebrating launch of Hennepin bus lanes (9/05)

Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda 09.12.19 (9/04)

Welcome immigrants and refugees at Welcoming Week celebration Sept. 20 (9/04)

Community Connections learning lab series starts Sept. 11 (9/04)

Sixth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit Sept. 26 (9/04)

Help celebrate Latino Heritage Month (9/04)

August 2019

Writing and editing class Sept. 12 offers ways to make your City information understood (8/30)

Thank your payroll staff in honor of 2019 National Payroll Week (8/30)

Use the CityLife employee hub for quick access to IT and HR services (8/30)

Cultivate a balanced and grounded life with the September and October Desk Yogi challenge (8/30)

Musicans: Join the Minneapolis Police Band (8/30)

September is National Preparedness Month, plan for emergencies at home, work, in the community (8/30)

Register for the sixth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit Sept. 26 (8/30)

Last updated Jul 17, 2019



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