Elk River Fire Department
The Elk River Fire Department’s open house will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Fire Station No. 1, 415 Jackson Ave., Elk River. Events include a kitchen grease fire demonstration, a Technical Rescue Team demonstration, a safe escape house, a fire extinguisher demonstration, a ve...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The Elk River Fire Department is looking at adding a deputy fire chief to the roster in 2014. The deputy chief of operations position is in the city’s 2014 preliminary budget; the budget will be finalized in December. Fire Chief T. John Cunningham has proposed filli...Read More
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Fire has destroyed a house in Elk River. Firefighters from Elk River and four other departments battled the blaze late Tuesday night, April 30. Elk River Fire Chief T. John Cunningham said the fire was heavily involved on the back side of the house when they arrived. Due to the heavy winds, the fire...Read More
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        Photos by Joni Astrup and Nicole Immerheiser   by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer It was a day like any other at the Isaacson’s home in Otsego. Ryan was at work, Brenda was working at home in the office in the basement of their house. The couple’s ...Read More
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The Elk River Fire Department will begin doing fire inspections in Otsego. The department will inspect commercial and industrial buildings and structures in parts of Otsego serviced by the Elk River and Rogers fire departments. Otsego will provide a monthly list of sites that require fire inspection...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor For the first time in its 133-year history, the Elk River Fire Department has a strategic plan. A 10-member task force met 14 times over the past year to draft the plan for 2013-2017. It was unanimously approved by the Elk River City Council on Monday, March 18. Fire ...Read More
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The Elk River Fire and Rescue Open House will run from noon–4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Station 2, 13073 Orono Parkway, Elk River. There will be a vehicle extrication and technical rescue demonstrations, along with fire extinguisher demonstrations, the Safe Escape House and an opportunity for kids...Read More
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