About the EPFD

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Fire truck badge Engine 12The mission of the Eden Prairie Fire Department is to lead and strive to minimize risk, increase safety, and improve the quality of life in our community through education, code compliance and emergency response.

The Fire Department accomplishes its mission through four main divisions: Building Inspections, Fire Prevention, Emergency Response and Emergency Preparedness.

The Eden Prairie Fire Department was established in 1967.

Learn more about the history of the Fire Department.

The Eden Prairie Fire Department operates four fire stations.

Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Preparedness George Esbensen leads a staff of 95 paid on-call firefighters and nine full-time firefighters.

Fire Department Command Staff