About the EPFD

Eden Prairie Fire DepartmentThe 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.

Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Preparedness George Esbensen leads a staff of 95 duty crew firefighters and nine full-time firefighters. The Fire Department operates out of four fire stations.

The Eden Prairie Fire Department was established in 1967. Learn more about the history of the Fire Department.

Fire Department Command Staff