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About the Fire Department

updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Steve Koering, Fire Chief, City of St. Louis Park, MNThe Fire Department employs 24 full-time staff members including firefighters, administrators and support staff. It also employs 24 paid-on-call firefighters.

The Fire Department is responsible for:

  • Putting out fires 
  • Responding to medical emergencies and car accidents 
  • Overseeing clean-up of hazardous material spills
  • Providing disaster recovery services
  • Preventing fires by inspecting apartment buildings and offices
  • Enforcing fire code compliance
  • Investigating causes of fires

    Fire Department Phone Numbers      
    Fire Marshal   (952) 924-2171  
    Car Seats   (952) 924-2595  
    Administration   (952) 924-2595  
    Fire Station One   (952) 924-2597  
    Fire Station Two   (952) 924-2598  

Fire Department Annual Meeting

updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014

The St. Louis Park Fire Department held its annual meeting on January 28 at Fire Station #1. Fire Chief Steve Koering invited department members and their families to attend, as the following staff were honored for their exemplary performance:

  • Medal of Valor – Firefighter Eric Bakken
  • Meritorious Service Award – Capt. Paul Rosholt, Lt. Dan Yaekel, Firefighter Tim Smith
  • Chief’s Commendation – Lt. Matt Nordby, Lt. Shawn Glapa, Firefighters Mike Lindblom, Tony Hanson, Phil Robinson, Tom Buda, Andy Chapeau, Bob Hampton, Keith Heinzen, John Myhre and Nancy Schmelzle.
  • Unit Citation Award – Capt. Mark Nelson, Lt. Eva Hansen, Lt. Matt Nordby, Lt. Dan Yaekel, Firefighters Jens Anderson, Bob Hampton, Jason Saba and Andy Willenbring.
  • Excellence in Customer Service Award – Lt. Matt Norby and Firefighter Jason Saba

Fire Department Annual Meeting - Recognized Staff


Fire Stations

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

Fire Staion 1Fire Station One and Fire Department Administration
3750 Wooddale Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN, 55416

Fire Station Two 
2262 Louisiana Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN, 55426 (Northside of St. Louis Park)

Unless out on a call, firefighters are at the stations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can visit the stations daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a free blood pressure check.

The Fire Stations are open on all holidays. They are staffed 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

In an emergency – Call 911 – Do not call a fire station directly.

Koering selected as St. Louis Park Fire Chief

updated: Monday, January 13, 2014

“We are excited and fortunate to have Steve bring his many talents and abilities to our community,” City Manager Tom Harmening said. “Steve’s professional background and leadership will be invaluable to the success of the St. Louis Park Fire Department, and I look forward to working with him on vital public safety efforts.&rdquo...

Services & Programs

updated: Monday, December 02, 2013

  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Calls
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Public Education
  • Water & Ice Rescue
  • Confined Space, Rope, Trench & Collapse Rescue
  • Fire Safety Inspections & Fire Investigations
  • Fire Prevention
  • Automobile Extrication
  • Severe Weather Mitigation
  • Car Seat Inspections
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Fire Protection Advice
  • Station Tours & Ride Along
  • And more!

File of Life

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

File of Life graphicIn a crisis situation, every second counts. A File of Life card helps rescue workers responding to your home guide on-site treatment.

The St. Louis Park Fire Department has File of Life kits available for FREE at Fire Station One, 3750 Wooddale Ave. Click here to download.

Fire Department Open House Set for June 10

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Join your fellow community members for one of the hottest events all summer – the 2014 Fire Department Open House. The event will be held from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Fire Station One, 3750 Wooddale Ave. This year’s open house will include displays and demonstrations for people of all ages to enjoy and great food and drinks to beat...

Safety Resources

updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Fire Department Administration
3750 Wooddale Avenue
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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