News By Category: Fire Department

Over the weekend the Golden Valley Fire Department collected hundreds of donated cloth masks from Golden Valley residents. The masks will be distributed out to care facilities and other places within our community. Read More

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan launched a week-long, statewide homemade mask drive to encourage Minnesotans to create homemade masks for donation and highlight the importance of workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. Homemade masks can be dropped off Sat, April 25, 10 am–2 pm at any of Golden Valley’s three fire stations. Read More

Due to predicted low humidity and high wind gusts up to 35–40 miles per hour, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Red Flag Warning in parts of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities. This means recreational fires are not advised as the humidity and winds make it very easy for a recreational fire to spread quickly. Read More

Two statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 16 at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. Outdoor warning sirens will sound in a simulated tornado warning. The first drill is intended for institutions and businesses. The evening drill is intended for second shift workers and families. Read More

Minnesota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17 and will include multiple state-wide tornado drills April 16. Read More

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Due to recent world-wide concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Golden Valley is reviewing its emergency protocols and resources, including collaborating with Hennepin County and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

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The Golden Valley Police Department has canceled its Feb 20 GVPD University Citizen’s Academy class. Sign-ups are still open for the March 12 class. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department was recently profiled by the American Lung Association for its participation and large fundraising efforts in the annual Fight For Air Climb. Read More

The Golden Valley Fire Department (GVFD) has partnered with North Memorial Health and Safe Kids Northwest Metro Minneapolis to host a free car seat safety clinic Sat, Feb 8, 10 am–1 pm, at Fire Station One (7700 Golden Valley Road). Read More