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Fire Administration
Fire Department Administration
Fire Administration provides direction, oversight and control of the fire department.

BJ Jungmann, Fire Chief 952-895-4571 [email]
Chief Jungmann was appointed to oversee the Burnsville Fire Department in February of 2011.  With Department cultural values based on the 4 C’s: Character, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence, Chief Jungmann oversees all Fire Department activities to ensure efficient and effective response to all emergency and non-emergency requests.

Terry Ritchie, Assistant Chief of Operations 952-895-4572 [email]
Strategically manages fire operations and emergency services response including fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous materials and technical rescue; oversees maintenance, procurement and use of fire equipment and vehicles. 

Brian Carlson, Assistant Chief of EMS & Training 952-895-4573 [email]
Responsible for administrative programs necessary to provide emergency medical care including quality assurance and quality improvement, certification tracking, and acts as the liaison with area hospitals, EMS agencies and Committees. Responsible for all aspects of internal fire and EMS training and ensuring staff competency and compliance with industry standards.

Doug Nelson, Assistant Chief / Fire Marshal 952-895-4579 [email]
Responsible for enforcing adopted codes and ordinances, performing plan reviews and issuing permits. Also responsible for investigating all fires within the City. Assists with the public education and fire prevention initiatives.


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