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Two kids meet Sparky the Fire Dog and Starsky the Police Dog at the Fire Department Open HouseLadder Truck, Ambulance and More on Display at Fire Department Open House Oct. 11
The Burnsville Fire Department will open its doors and roll out the fire trucks and ambulances for their annual open house on Oct. 11. The community is invited to get up-close and personal with firefighters, paramedics and the equipment they use. 

This fun evening will include a number of activities related to public safety, including:

  • Tours of the fire station, fire engines and ambulances
  • Demonstrations on fire extinguishers, compression-only CPR and kitchen safety
  • Activities for kids, such as trying on firefighter gear, learning how to dial 9-1-1 and learning how to plan a fire escape
  • Opportunities to meet Fire Department chiefs, firefighter/paramedics and Sparky the Fire Dog

Individuals, families, scout troops, neighborhoods and other groups are all welcome to attend. Parking is available in the Kohl's parking lot.

 Who: All ages
 When: Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.
 Where: Fire Station No. 1, 911 140th St. W.
 Cost: FREE

Look. Listen. Learn.
Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

National Fire Prevention Week is Oct 7-13. During this time, families are encouraged to make fire prevention and emergency preparation a priority. There are three essential steps to reduce the likelihood of having a fire:

Look – for places fire could start. Look inside and outside of your home for potential fire hazards and take care of them.

Listen – for the sound of the smoke alarm. Remember you may only have a couple of minutes to escape safely. Go to your outside meeting place, which should be a safe distance from the home. Practice fire drills. It is important for everyone to recognize the sound of your smoke alarms.

Learn – two ways out of every room and make sure all doors and windows leading outside open easily and the area is free of clutter.

Learn how to create a fire escape plan at www.burnsville.org/firesafety.

We Are the Burnsville Fire Department
The Burnsville Fire Department, which also serves as the City's ambulance and emergency medical services provider, protects a community of just over 60,000 residents.

"Everything we are, everything we do, we do for you. Our family protecting yours." 

Take Action in Your Community

You never know when an emergency will arise. Your actions could save a life! Although the Burnsville Fire Department is just a phone call away, it's always a good idea to be prepared and know what to do in an emergency. Take a CPR class, learn first aid, join the Mobile Volunteer Network and find additional ways to take action in your community. Whose life could you save?

Emergency Notifications

CLICK HERE or on the logo below for more information and to self register.

BJ Jungmann
BJ Jungmann,
Fire Chief

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