City of Red Wing

Red Wing Firefighter / Paramedics Respond to a House Fire

Friday, November 25 2011 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

(November 24th 2011, Red Wing, Minn.) -
On November 23rd at 11:44pm the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire at 2160 Other Day Rd in Prairie Island.

Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within ten minutes of receiving the call and utilized positive pressure fire
attack tactics to combat the fire. The primary search of the single story residence was completed and the fire was extinguished approximately fifteen minutes after arrival. No injuries to emergency responders or anyone else resulted.

Moderate fire and heavy smoke damage was sustained throughout the house.

Apparatus used on the scene included two fire engines and two ambulances. A total of six full time and five paid-on-call firefighters worked at the scene for two hours.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Red Wing Fire Department Fire Marshal.

The mission of the Red Wing Fire Department is to enhance the safety and security of the community by providing
cost effective protection of life and property, through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression and emergency medical care.

Contact: Scott Will

Fire Captain

Red Wing Fire Department