Author Archives: Eden Prairie Fire Department

Interested in Serving Your Community?

The Eden Prairie Fire Department is looking for new recruits to join our duty crews. If you have the heart to serve your community, you have everything we need. Learn more at edenprairie.org/employment and plan to drop in the recruitment open house between 5 and 7 p.m. March 15 at Fire Station 1, 14800 Scenic Heights Road.

Smoking Material Fire

For Eden Prairie firefighters, the month of March quickly became active when they were called to a structure fire just before 8 a.m. March 1. Duty crews quickly arrived to an unoccupied duplex heavily involved in fire. Firefighters were able to extinguish a majority of the fire from the exterior and then made entry to […]

Fire Response Over the Weekend

Over the weekend, the Eden Prairie Fire Department responded to a possible chimney fire in southern Eden Prairie, likely caused by creosote buildup in the fireplace. Damage was minimized by the quick response time and the ability of the crews getting water to the roof of the structure efficiently. We would like to remind everyone of […]

Help the Fire Department: Clear Your Hydrant

There are more than 4,000 fire hydrants across the City of Eden Prairie. Each blanket of snow means Eden Prairie residents spend time shoveling driveways and sidewalks, but what about those hydrants? Fire spreads fast, and seconds matter. The few minutes it takes to shovel out a hydrant could mean the difference between a fire […]

Holiday Home Fire Safety

In early November, Eden Prairie firefighters responded to a residential house fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage, and injured the homeowner and a firefighter. The fire started with an incense log left burning on a desktop. Luckily, working smoke alarms alerted the residents to the fire and they were able to exit the […]