Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fire News

Eagan Fire Corps Helps Keep Folks Safe at Home

Eagan Fire Corps Helps Keep Folks Safe at Home

If your smoke detector sounds but there is no smoke or fire, do you know what it could mean? Have you considered how easy it might be to trip on power cords, throw rugs or other random items in your home? Have you checked to ensure that your windows have not been painted shut and would still be useful as an escape route? Helping Eagan residents answer these questions and stay safe in their homes is the idea behind Eagan’s   Read more...


2014 Fire Prevention Open House

2014 Fire Prevention Open House

The Eagan Fire Department invites you to attend:

The 2014 Fire Prevention Open House

In association with Fire Prevention Week

 


 

Date: S at. October 11, 2014

Location: Fire Safety Center/ Fire Station 2,1001 Station Trail

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

Scheduled Activities & Free Entertainment:

  • Live Demonstrations - Kitchen Fire Demo 11:30 & 12:30
  • Audience Participation - Vehicle Extrication Demo 1:30 & 2:30
  • Fire Extinguisher use throughout the day
  • Fire Trucks
  • Fire Safety House
  • Fire Prevention Presentations
  • Fun for the whole family! Rain   Read more...


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...


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...