The paid on call staff includes three Battalion Chief Officers who respond directly to the scene for command functions. Once notified of an emergency, firefighters typically respond to their assigned station, and then respond on District apparatus. Firefighters do not staff the stations 24/7.
Station one covers the north east section of the District. Located at:
5354 Douglas Drive N, Crystal MN 55429
The station was built in 1985 and houses Tower 1, an engine, a light rescue and a utility vehicle. The station staff includes a Captain, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Candidate and up to 22 firefighters
Station two covers the south east section of the District. Located at:
4101 Douglas Drive North, Crystal MN 55427
The station was built in 1975 and houses Squad 1, an engine, a light rescue and utility vehicle. The basement is utilized for firefighter training specific to search and rescue. The station staff includes a Captain, Training Captain, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Candidate and up to 22 firefighters
Station three covers the west side of the District and is located at:
4251 Xylon Ave N, New Hope MN 55428
Station three serves as the headquarters and administrative offices for the WMFRD. The station opened in 1991 and houses 2 engines, a LSU trailer, a grass truck, a light rescue, a utility vehicle and a Salvation Army Canteen truck. The station staff includes the 7 full time staff, Captain, Training Captain, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Candidate and up to 22 firefighters.
Public education tours are available at all three fire stations. The ideal group size is 6-20 people, pre-school age children through adults are welcome.
Special accommodations can be made for larger groups and evening hours. We have a lot of cub scouts, youth groups, day cares and many other different groups that come to see one of the stations and all the equipment. The department can accommodate interested parties almost any time and delivers a prevention education program prior to the tour if you’d like. The tour and the program will be customized to ensure age appropriate materials.
You are welcome at any of the three stations. Contact Joel Nelson, Assistant Chief, to schedule a time or fill out the form below.
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