City of Red Wing

Fire Department

Fire Department

Welcome to the Official Red Wing Fire Department website. Our goal with our website is to provide as much information as possible about our services and to help us maintain an open means of communications with our community. We hope that the site exceeds your expectations, and as always we stand ready to serve.

The Red Wing Fire Department is a combination fire department staffed by 25 full-time Firefighter / Paramedics and up to 30 paid on call firefighters. Personnel are on duty 24 hours a day 365 days a year to provide an immediate response to fire and emergency medical incidents of all types.

In addition to performing the fire suppression activities typically associated with a fire department, the Red Wing Fire Department provides advanced life support (Paramedic) ambulance services for the City of Red Wing and the surrounding communities.

Additional services provided by the Red Wing Fire Department include: fire and EMS public education, fire inspections, fire code enforcement and interpretation, fire sprinkler and alarm plan review, pre-fire planning, and fire investigations.

The Red Wing Fire Department also responds to high angle rope rescue and ice rescue incidents, auto extrications, marina and boat fires, hazardous materials incidents, and radiological emergencies.

Each year the Red Wing Fire Department responds to over 3,400 calls for service.  

The Mission of the Red Wing Fire-Rescue Department is to protect and preserve our community through prompt, professional delivery of services.

In honoring our community’s trust, we are committed to providing effective, efficient, and fiscally responsible service while presenting COMPASSION and EMPATHY as we perform our duties. We will expand our internal and external communications and information dissemination initiatives so that our priorities, philosophy, and operations are clearly understood by our community members. By proactively identifying our community’s evolving risks, and the dynamic demands of those risks, we will improve our response capabilities while implementing resource and deployment strategies carrying the best interest of our community in accomplishing our mission.


If you have any Questions please contact us.

Shannon Draper, Chief

(651) 385-3695