About the Hopkins Fire Department
The Hopkins Fire Department is a progressive, paid on-call fire department with a small complement of full-time staff that responds to wide variety of emergency fire and medical calls in Hopkins.
Beyond call response, Hopkins Fire is involved in fire inspections, investigations, fire prevention activities and community EMT visits.
The Hopkins Fire Department is also one of 11 Chemical Assessment Teams for the State of Minnesota, responding to a five-county area to support local fire departments in hazardous materials incidents.
CERT: Community Emergency Response Team
The CERT Program consists of a group of volunteers who have been trained to assist with basic disaster response such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.
Emergency Call Statistics
Browse through the Fire Department emergency call statistics.
Emergency Notification System
When a crisis affects the City of Hopkins, Hopkins public safety officials must be able to reach residents instantly with warnings, information, and updates.
The Hopkins Fire Department is a blend of schoolteachers, managers, truck drivers, service technicians and sales representatives - just to mention a few.
Fire Department Staffing Study
The City of Hopkins Fire Staffing Study will help establish a long-range vision for the Hopkins Fire Department to address changing trends in recruitment and retention of fire service members and plan for anticipated changes to the City’s population and land use patterns.
Here you can learn about fire policies.
Fire Safety & Prevention
Part of the mission of the Hopkins Fire Department is to educate residents on fire safety issues.
Move Over for Emergency Vehicles
Watch a video on why you should move over for emergency vehicles.
Every year during Fire Prevention Week, the Hopkins Fire Department holds an open house at the fire station.
Resources for Business
Learn about business resources from the Fire Department.
Resources for Residents
Here you can find Fire Department resources for residents.
Building a safer, stronger community.
Members of the Hopkins Fire Department, through our commitment to innovation, service, and excellence, will always strive to be leaders in fire and life safety services, and model of a progressive and successful fire department.
Since 1893 members of the Hopkins Fire Department have taken pride in our commitment to professional service by maintaining our skills, knowledge and abilities. All members of the Department are committed to conducting ourselves in an ethical manner, conforming to a moral standard of right versus wrong by treating each other and the people we serve humanely, professionally and honestly.