Fire Department

An open garage housing several fire trucks.
The Brainerd Fire Department is a dedicated team of 36 firefighters and support staff that take great pride in providing fire and rescue services to the City of Brainerd, City of Baxter, and seven townships:
  • Crow Wing
  • Long Lake
  • Maple Grove
  • Nokay Lake
  • Oak Lawn
  • St. Mathias
  • Unorganized Territory
The Brainerd Fire District is 300 square miles. We responded to 495 emergency calls in 2015, and serve over 35,000 residents.

Other Services


In addition to emergency services, the Department will also assist you with a number of Other Services, including the following:
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Fire Extinguisher training for you or your business employees
  • Fire Inspections
  • Public Education
  • Station Tours

                                                                October is Fire Prevention Month
                      This year's theme is:  Don't Wait, Check the Date!  Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years

            Visit the Brainerd Fire Department on Thursday, October 13 from 5 to 7 pm for our annual open house

       View a kitchen fire demonstration, tour the fire station and see the fire trucks, meet the firefighters, hands on
                learning activities for children and adults, safety displays and vendors, door prizes and refreshments!  
                                        Our Fire Station is located at 23 Laurel Street in Brainerd