Fire Prevention Week
Open Burning Permits
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To reach the Fire Department in an emergency, call 9-1-1.
Responsibilities and Services
The Rosemount Fire Department is responsible for protecting the citizens of Rosemount and educating them on the dangers of fire. The department is a paid-on-call organization currently consisting of 45 firefighters. The department also has a part-time fire marshal on staff.
There are two
serving the community. In addition to responding to emergency calls there are also several public fire education events each year.
To reach the Fire Marshal
in the Community Development Department, phone (651) 322-2027. The Marshal reviews
open burning permits
Learn more about becoming a member
of Rosemount's paid on-call Fire Department on
the employment page
, or by contacting Tim Johnson by
or by phoning (952) 649-1108.
Please help clear hydrants
By sharing the shoveling, neighbors can work together to keep their homes safe. “Time is of the essence during a house fire,” so the Rosemount Fire Department is asking residents to make sure hydrants serving their neighborhoods are clear of snow and ice.
City crews cannot dig out all hydrants immediately after a snowfall. Fire trucks typically hold only a few hundred gallons of water, which can be used up in the first couple of minutes of firefighting. Because fires can double in size every minute, there’s a real risk to lives and property if Firefighters have to dig or chop their way clear to a hydrant.
Residents can help out by clearing the snow within two feet of the hydrants that protect their homes. It’s also helpful if there’s a path two feet wide from each hydrant to the street.
Ph: (651) 322-2066
Assistant Fire Chief
Ph: (651) 322-2067
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