Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fire News

Fire & Injury Prevention Program for Adults

Fire & Injury Prevention Program for Adults

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND...

 

   •   When should smoke alarms be replaced?

   •   Where should a CO detector be located?

   •   What is the leading cause of injury?

   •   How can I prevent a disabling fall?

   •   What can I do to make my home safe

        from Fire & Injury?

 

 

Join the Eagan Fire Department for a fun filled

Fire & Injury Prevention Program for Adults

Location: Fire Safety Center/ Station 2

                   1001 Station Trail

                   Eagan, MN 55123            

Date: Friday, June 27

Time: 9:30   Read more...


Dakota County Fire Officials Unveil Kitchen Fire Prevention Trailer

Dakota County Fire Officials Unveil Kitchen Fire Prevention Trailer

Fire education tool part of Dakota County first responders’
longstanding partnership with Flint Hills Resources

EAGAN, Minn. – The Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association unveiled its new kitchen fire prevention trailer at a demonstration yesterday outside Eagan City Hall.  The $30,000 trailer, which was donated by Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, will allow Dakota County fire officials to educate the public on how to prevent kitchen fires, the number one type of fire in the U.S.  At the demonstration,   Read more...


Resident Injured, Firefighter Treated Following Home Fire

Resident Injured, Firefighter Treated Following Home Fire

At approximately 4:33 p.m. on January 22, 2014 Eagan Fire was dispatched to a report of a possible structure fire at 2981 Lexington Avenue in Eagan.

The first arriving Fire Chief observed heavy smoke coming from the house and was informed by a neighbor that they thought the home was occupied by one person.

The first ladder truck crew did a primary search of the home and found a victim on the main level of the home. The victim   Read more...


Fire Prevention Open Houses at Three Stations

Fire Prevention Open Houses at Three Stations

In association with Fire Prevention Week:

  •  Mon. Oct. 7th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Station 1, 3940 Rahn Rd.
  • Tues. Oct. 8th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at  Station 2, 1001 Station Trl.
  •  Wed. Oct. 9th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at  Station 4, 4200 Dodd Rd.

 

 

Scheduled Activities & Free Entertainment:

  •  Live Demonstrations
  • Audience Participation
  • Fire Trucks
  •  Fire Safety House
  •  Fire Prevention Presentations
  •  Fun for the whole family! Rain or Shine!

  • Parking Available
  • Follow Event Signs

Eagan Fire Department • (651) 675-5900 • www.cityofeagan.com

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Saturday Morning Emergency Drill Scheduled

On Saturday, August 10, Xcel Energy and first responders will be conducting a gas emergency drill at the Wescott LNG facility at 10326 South Robert Trail in Inver Grove Heights. The drill will be conducted along with fire and police departments from both Inver Grove Heights and Eagan. The drill will begin at approximately 8 a.m.

For safety reasons, community members are encouraged to remain clear of the immediate drill area.

Residents within a 1 mile radius of the   Read more...


Safe Celebrations—No Sky Lanterns in Minnesota!

Safe Celebrations—No Sky Lanterns in Minnesota!

Recently, there has been a rise in the use of heat propelled lanterns that float through the air, blow out of sight and land wherever fate drops them.

These devices with their candle style flame, often called “Sky Lanterns”, “Chinese Lanterns” or “Celebration Lanterns”, pose a distinct fire and safety threat to buildings, homes, parks, and wild land settings. The use of these lanterns has become increasingly popular world wide as a means of celebrating special occasions. 

Many people   Read more...


City of Eagan Burn Ban

May 14, 2013  07:15am

The City of Eagan has been informed by the Minnesota DNR Forester for our area that due to the extreme high heat expected today, wind and additional concerns, our entire region has been placed in a Very High Fire Danger rating. This means that no open burning should be allowed. What this means for Eagan is that effective immediately I have declared a burning ban for the City of Eagan. This means that no open burning is allowed in   Read more...