Fire Department

  Thank you for taking the time to visit our department webpage. Our website contains  Chief McCollinformation about our history, member training, fire prevention and public education resources, permit information, information about our equipment, and recent call activity, we hope you enjoy it.

The Savage Fire Department is a Paid-On-Call Department consisting of 40 members, who either live or work in the City of Savage, and two fulltime staff members. We operate out of two fire stations within the City, located at 13105 Dakota Ave and 14321 O'Connell Road. We responded to 412 calls for service in 2013, about 10% increase in calls from 2012.

- Joel McColl, Fire Chief

The Savage Fire Department expects a very high level of professional conduct from our members. Each member is required to be familiar with and abide by all Fire Department rules, regulations, policies, and operating procedures. These stringent guidelines ensure that when duty calls, the community's firefighters will be thoroughly prepared to meet the challenge that lies ahead.

Mission and Value Statements

Mission Statement

The mission of the Savage Fire Department is to minimize loss of life and property in the City of Savage from fires, natural disasters and other life threatening situations and to assist other emergency agencies conducting similar activities.  The members of the Savage Fire Department will strive to perform these services in an efficient manner by maintaining effective education, prevention, emergency response and suppression training. 

Value Statement

The Savage Fire Department expects a very high level of professional conduct from all members. Each member shall familiarize him or herself with; and abide by, all regulations, policies and operating procedures of the Savage Fire Department.


Fire Department Events

CPR Training

Currently we have two Heartsaver CPR and First Aid classes scheduled; September 11th and September 18th. The classes on both dates run from 8:30 - 4:30. If you are interested in taking either one or both of the classes, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 952-882-2643.

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Fire Prevention Week

This year Fire Prevention Week is October 5 - 11th, this years theme is:

“Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives:  Test Yours Every Month!”

As is the past we will have several crews at the different elementary schools and daycare centers to talk about fire safety.

Our annual Fire Prevention Week Open House will be Tuesday October 7th from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. As is the past we will have free food, door prizes, fire truck rides and demonstrations. We hope you are able to joins.