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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.
Fire Station 11
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Fire Station 11
229 SE 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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
Built in 1873 to house Cataract Engine #1 at 28 2nd Street Southeast. Originally opened as Station C with Hose C and Steamer Cataract on July 1, 1879. January 12, 1891 the department was reorganized and Station C became Station 11. In 1885 a two-story brick addition was added. The station was closed in 1962 when new Station 11 opened at its present location of 229 6th street Southeast with Engine 11, Ladder 9, and Engine 9. An addition was added sometime in the 1970's.
Ladder 2 in service in 1886
Chemical 3 in service in 1886 and disbanded in 1910
Ladder 9 in service in 1909 and Ladder 2 was moved to Station 1
Auxiliary #2 in service from 1916 to 1921
Ladder 9 became Rescue 9 and "The Haz-Mat Team" in 2003.
Mobile Haz-Mat Lab Vehicle was added to Station 11.
Last updated Jun 22, 2016