Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Don’t Add Water to a Grease Fire

Yesterday the Eden Prairie Fire Department responded to a cooking fire at an Extended Stay America hotel in Eden Prairie. The occupant was making popcorn and a fire started when the oil became too hot on the stove. The small grease fire would have likely been contained by putting a lid on the pan. Instead, […]

Eden Prairie Fire Celebrates 50 Years

The Eden Prairie Fire Department is celebrating 50 years of neighbors serving neighbors throughout 2017. Prior to 1967, fire services in Eden Prairie were provided by the nearby communities of Hopkins, Excelsior and Shakopee. The Fire Department continues to work alongside neighboring communities in training and emergency events to this day. Eden Prairie’s 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 […]