Elk River Fire Department
by Jim Boyle Editor An Otsego family has been displaced by a house fire two days before Thanksgiving. The Elk River Fire Department was called at about 4 p.m. on Nov. 26 to a report of a fire in the 8600 block of Palmgrean Avenue Northeast in Otsego. While en-route, fire crews were advised of [...]...Read More
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The city of Elk River is accepting applications for on-call firefighters through Wednesday, Nov. 27. Applications are available online at www.ElkRiverMN.gov or can be picked up at the Elk River City Hall, 13065 Orono Parkway. “Since 1881, the Elk River Fire Department has proudly served the commun...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Former Elk River Fire Chief Bruce West has been named Minnesota’s next state fire marshal. Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman announced that effective Dec. 4 West will replace State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl, who is retiring. West will...Read More
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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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