Elk River Fire Department
A new Elk River Fire Department pickup truck designed to fight grass fires will be outfitted with a high-pressure foam suppression system. A fire department committee tested this technology in a controlled burn in Elk River’s Woodland Trails Park last spring, according to Fire Chief T. John Cunnin...Read More
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On Sunday, August 12, 2012, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Elk River Fire Department responded to a fully involved structure fire at the 18800 block of Zumbro Ave. NW in Elk River. The initial call reported that there were possible persons unaccounted for. Fire and police arrived on-scene shortly ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River police and fire departments  respond to hundreds of calls annually, but one of their favorite calls comes the first Tuesday in August every year. That’s when they are dispatched to neighborhood block parties for a chance to connect with residents about what’s going...Read More
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Attentive, caring, responsible, loyal and dedicated. Those were the words Steve Dittbenner used to describe his friend and fellow firefighter, Dan Kreuser, who was honored Monday, May 7, for 30 years of service with the Elk River Fire Department. Kreuser was recognized at the Elk River City Council ...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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