Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fire News

Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults

 Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults

 

INDEPENDENCE: Keep yours!

  • What hit television show was set during the Korean War?
  • How often should you change the batteries in your smoke alarms?
  • What singing legend brought rock-n-roll into popular culture?
  • What can you do to make your home Fire Safe?
  • Do you want to have fun while learning how to prevent fires and falls?

Join the Eagan Fire Department for a fun filled Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults. Developed by NFPA and the Centers for   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...


Eagan Burn Ban Officially Lifted

At the November 7, 2012 City Council Meeting, the Council officially lifted the burn ban that had prohibited recreational fires in the City of Eagan . The ban has put in place by the Council on October 16th due to extreme dry conditions that existed at that time. Residents are asked to use extreme caution if they have a recreation fire. And as a reminder, it is never allowed to burn yard waste in Eagan. For further information on the   Read more...