News By Category: Fire Department

Extreme heat events in Minnesota are already occurring and expected to become more common, more severe, and longer-lasting as our climate changes. Learning how to prepare and respond will help keep you and your loved ones safe. Read More

As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13, state-wide tornado drills are scheduled for Thur, April 12, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. The outdoor warning sirens will sound as part of both drills.

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Spring and summer rainfalls can be heavy and can produce flash floods in a matter of hours. In Minnesota, floods kill more people than any other weather event–15 people have died in floods since 1993.

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The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts for 30 minutes, but whatever the size, all thunderstorms are dangerous. For your safety, it’s important to be informed about severe weather and know how to minimize risks. Read More

In today’s world, technology can communicate with us almost anywhere and provide advanced warnings of impending hazards or other important information. Knowing where and how you can receive these warnings and what to do when you get them can mean the difference between life and death.

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As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13, state-wide tornado drills are scheduled for Thur, April 12, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. The outdoor warning sirens will sound as part of both drills.

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On Feb 24, 12 Golden Valley firefighters and one family member participated as Team Golden Valley Fire in the American Lung Association Fight for Air stair climb at US Bank Plaza in Minneapolis. The fund raiser brought dozens of fire departments and hundreds of firefighters to the 31-story building for a full fire-gear climb. Read More

February is Heart Month. Take the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, and sign up to learn proper CPR and defibrillator operation Feb 27, from 7-8 pm.

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February is Heart Month. Take the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, and sign up to learn proper CPR and defibrillator operation.

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The Golden Valley Fire Department encourages residents to keep themselves and their neighbors safe by shoveling out fire hydrants on their block. This prevents fire fighters from having to dig out the hydrants when responding to a fire, saving vital time. Read More