News By Category: Fire Department

Cooking may be an activity many people do on automatic pilot, but that is exactly what can make it a dangerous task and the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), and this is why Kitchen Safety is being highlighted for Fire Prevention Week Oct 4–10, 2020. Read More

The Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments received an update from Hennepin County Dispatch that the 911 system is fully back in service. If you have an emergency or need assistance, call 911.

The Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments have received reports of a 911 system outage. If you have an emergency or need assistance, please call Golden Valley Public Safety at 763-593-8079. Updates will be posted here as information becomes available.

If you missed your chance to attend the Golden Valley Firefighter Recruitment Expo, there’s still a chance to learn what it takes to becoming a firefighter at the final two virtual recruitment meetings Tue, Aug 11, 9:30 am and 6:30 pm via Cisco Webex. Read More

Golden Valley residents and community members interested in joining the Golden Valley Fire Department can learn more at the 2020 Firefighter Recruitment Expo Thu, Aug 6, 6:30 pm. Read More

Log on to the Golden Valley Fire Department’s virtual recruitment expo Thu, Aug 6, 6:30 pm to talk with Golden Valley firefighters and learn more about the profession. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department will be distributing masks Thu, July 30, 8 am–5 pm to local businesses in the City Hall parking lot. Masks will be given on a first come, first served with a limit of 500 masks per business. Read More

The City of Golden Valley and its neighboring cities are assisting the State of Minnesota and TwinWest Chamber of Commerce in the distribution of over one million masks to help Hennepin County businesses comply with the new mask mandate. 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 virtual Firefighter Recruitment Expo Aug 6, 6:30 pm. Read More

It’s been an interesting year for Golden Valley’s six newest firefighters. In January, they started training with the West Suburban Fire Academy (WSFA). Then due to COVID-19, all training was put on hold March 12 and eventually resumed May 7 under an online format and with a revised schedule. Read More