Fire Rescue & Inspections

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Responsibilities


The Fire Department is responsible for extinguishing fires, providing paramedic and advanced life support medical service, educating the community on fire prevention issues and maintaining firefighting equipment and fire department facilities. In addition, the department enforces laws and ordinances pertaining to fire safety.
Edina's Fire-Rescue and Building Inspections works together to ensure the safety of the City's residents through the implementation of building and fire codes for new constructions, to fire extinguishment and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) response.

Staff/Contact Information


Chief Tom Schmitz leads 31 full-time firefighter/paramedics and 14 volunteer (paid on-call) firefighters. The City is home to two fire stations in Edina:
  • Fire Station Number 1: Located at 6250 Tracy Avenue
  • Fire Station Number 2: Located at 7335 York Avenue
The Fire Department can be contacted at 952-826-0330.

Mission


The mission of the Edina Fire Department is to serve the community by protecting lives, property and the environment in a safe, efficient and professional manner.