News By Category: Fire Department

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

On Dec 9, 2014 the City of Golden Valley began receiving 911 dispatch services from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Communications Division. Read More

Golden Valley was recently designated as a “Minnesota Heart Safe Community” by the Minnesota Department of Health and American Heart Association. The Heart Safe designation recognizes a community’s efforts to prepare its staff and citizens to recognize when someone suffers a sudden cardiac arrest and how to respond. Minnesota Heart Safe will present the award to the City in early 2015.

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A growing percentage of motorists in Minnesota are buckling up, and those that buck the trend jeopardize their lives and the lives of other motorists. Local police are increasing patrols through Nov 25 to look for violators, Read More

Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat Nov 8 at the Golden Valley Fire Department. Hosted by Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis and the Golden Valley Fire Department, the event will be from 10 am to 1 pm and feature nationally certified technicians who will help you properly install your car seat. Read More

It might sound too easy, but it’s true—five seconds and a single finger can save you and your entire family. Because most home fire deaths occur in properties without working smoke alarms, the Golden Valley Fire Department kicks off National Fire Prevention Week with a strong message: Give death the finger by checking your smoke alarms.

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For the second consecutive year, Golden Valley is hosting a Battle of the Badges community blood drive Wednesday, Aug 20, 1- 5 pm, at 7800 Golden Valley Rd (check in at the Public Safety Building). Read More

Record-setting rains over the past few days have caused flooding issues in several areas of Golden Valley. While the City’s storm sewer system is doing its job, the saturated ground and increased runoff have the system at its peak. With more rain expected this evening, City officials offer the following information for residents and homeowners. Read More

Next week, Golden Valley’s Police and Fire Departments will host three family-friendly events: the Public Safety Open House on June 18, Police Bike-Along on June 21, and the Fire Relief Association Street Dance on June 21. Read More

Think you’re too old, too weak, or too busy to become a firefighter? Let the Golden Valley Fire Department bust your myths about firefighting at the Firefighter Recruitment Expo, June 12, 6 to 10 pm, at Fire Station 1. The Expo is for people who are seriously considering becoming a firefighter, but want to learn more before applying. Read More