Elk River Fire Department

An Elk River Fire Service Task Force will be appointed. Its primary goal is to develop a strategic plan for the Elk River Fire Department and to lay the foundation for meeting the community’s service needs with respect to fire/rescue capabilities and code enforcement/fire prevention, according to Fire Chief T. John Cunningham. The Elk River [...]

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Anessa DeMers, an Elk River High School junior, took first place both locally and at district, and will soon find out how she fared at the state level competition at the V.F.W. 109th annual Midwinter Grand Banquet to be held at the Minneapolis Marriott on Jan. 21. “We think she has a real good shot [...]

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Elk River police and fire were called to a report of a possible house fire at 6:50 p.m. on Dec. 23 in the 19300 block of King Circle. Upon arrival they saw smoke coming from the chimney area. The Elk River Fire Department extinguished the fire and an Elk River Police Department chaplain was called [...]

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The Elk River Lions Club has donated $1,850 to the Elk River Fire Department. The money will be used to purchase an automated external defibrillator. The Elk River City Council has passed a resolution acknowledging the contribution.

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Two new Elk River firefighters have taken their oaths of office. J. Christopher Sisk and Steven L. Bourdeaux were sworn in by Mayor John Dietz at the Monday, Oct. 3, Elk River City Council meeting. Here’s more about the new firefighters, according to Fire Chief T. John Cunningham. Sisk has lived in Elk River for [...]

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Two men have joined the ranks of the Elk River Fire Department. They are Steven Bourdeaux and J. Christopher Sisk. They fill two vacancies on the department and bring the staffing level to 40 firefighters.

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Elk River Police are investigating a hazardous materials spill that was reported shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Guardian Angels dining facility. After the call came Elk River Police, Fire and an environmental consulting company responded to the scene. The building did not have to be evacuated, but people were asked to stay [...]

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From staff reports Guardian Angels by the Lake in Elk River was evacuated Sunday after heavy smoke was in the lower level and the fire alarms activated. The problem was traced to a malfunctioning microwave oven. Guardian Angels by the Lake is an assisted living and memory care facility located at 13439 185th Lane. Elk [...]

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