Forest Lake Fire Department
Theresa Malloy The Laker As fire departments across the state struggle with budget issues and recruitment and retention shortfalls, the lingering question is what the future of firefighting will look like in Minnesota. Nationally, Minnesota ranks 47th in fire investment, even though the state is 21s...Read More
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Eric Hagen ABC Newspapers Six Lake Minnetonka area fire chiefs have been brainstorming about how they might band together in a fire district to share services. The communities of Maple Plain, Loretto, Long Lake, Mound, St. Bonifacius and Excelsior have yet to make any decisions and may include Hamel...Read More
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Jeffrey Hage Mille Lacs County Times Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 mile...Read More
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A large house built six years ago near the shore of Forest Lake was lost to fire Sunday afternoon. The Forest Lake Fire Department took a call to 21034 Karoline Court at 3:30 p.m. and spent three hours fighting the blaze. Though no one was injured, the fire proved too far along for firefighters to s...Read More
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The Forest Lake Fire Department will holds its annual Firemen’s Ball this Saturday, March 29 at American Legion Post 225. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the band Uncle Chunk will entertain from 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance tickets are $10 and can be bought at the door. Currently serving military perso...Read More
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