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The Fire Department was established in 1917.  We currently an ISO Rating of 3.

For additional information, check out the 2013 Annual Report.

Stations

Station One
1120 1 Ave N
Moorhead MN 56560

Station Two
2413 20 St S
Moorhead MN 56560

Remley Annex (Fire Administration)
111 12 St N
Moorhead MN 56560

Staffing

  • 36 uniformed personnel
  • 1 administrative assistant

Equipment

  • 2 Front Line Engines
  • 2 Standby Engines 
  • 1 Aerial
  • 2 Rescue/EMS
  • 1 Hazmat Truck & Trailer (Owned by MN Dept of Public Safety)
  • 1 Command Pickup
  • 4 Administrative/Support Vehicles
  • 2 Rescue Boats
  • 2 Utility Trailers
  • 1 Portable Water Tank Trailer (Owned by Clay County)
  • 1 Haz-Mat Training Trailer (Owned by MN Dept of Public Safety)

Emergency Calls in 2013

  • 2,415 Total calls
  • 1,400 EMS-related
  • 928 Fire Related
  • 87 Haz-Mat Related

Operating Budget

For 2014:  $3.4 million
Approximate budget per capita:  $89.30

Response Area
19.8 Square miles

Population
38,065 (according to the 2010 census), plus more than 10,000 college students

Community Programs

  • Fire
    • Prevention
    • Suppression
    • Education
    • EMS (basic life support non-transport)
    • City Emergency Management
  • Hazardous Materials (Hazmat)
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Confined Space Rescue (limited)
  • High angle/ Low Angle Rope Rescue
  • Water Rescue
  • Ice Rescue
  • Honor Guard
  • Public education
    • Station tours
    • Fire safety presentations
    • Fire drills
    • Public service announcements