News By Category: Fire Department

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, 13 Golden Valley firefighters visited nine schools in the community today to conduct fire evacuation drills and offer feedback to staff members on their performance. This is the 27th year the Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) has provided the service to help educate kids about fire safety.

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Golden Valley’s Police and Fire Departments are hosting an open house for families with special needs Saturday, October 24, 11 am – 1 pm, at the Public Safety Building at 7700 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

Please remember, especially during dry days, that even one errant spark can cause a recreational fire to get out of control. For the sake of public safety and neighborly relations, the Golden Valley Fire Department reminds residents to make sure their recreational fires are properly managed and have the proper permits. Follow the link for a refresher on safety requirements for recreational fires. Read More

Come one, come all to the Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments annual Public Safety Open House June 17 and the Fire Relief Association Street Dance June 20. Read More

Seven Golden Valley probationary firefighters graduated Monday, June 8, from the West Suburban Fire Academy, after 170 hours of intensive training that is the first step on their path to becoming state-certified firefighters. Read More

Cohesive communities are key to preventing crime, and summer wouldn’t be summer in Golden Valley without programs that give residents opportunities to meet police officers and firefighters in social settings. The Public Safety Open House is June 17. Police and Fire in the Parks starts June 16 and runs through July 22. Coffee With A Cop is June 19 and July 21. And the Police Bike-Along is June 28. Read More

An evening enjoying a backyard chiminea fire turned disastrous for a Golden Valley resident when an errant spark started her garage on fire several hours after she went to bed. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) accepted a $5,000 grant from CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in a brief ceremony May 20 at Golden Valley Fire Station 1. The grant funds the purchase of four Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and two training AEDs. Read More

Minnesota will conduct two tornado drills Thursday, April 16, at 1:45 pm and 6:55 pm. The severe weather alert sirens in Hennepin County will activate as part of the tornado drills.  Read More

A Golden Valley home sustained significant damage in an early morning fire Dec 14, 2014. Heavy fire conditions magnified by an explosion required the cooperative efforts of nine area fire departments. Read More