Long Prairie - Minnesota 

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Fire Department

The Long Prairie Fire Department has been serving the community since 1889 protecting lives and property.  The department recently received the exceptional ISO insurance rating of "4".  Services provided by the department include fire suppression, EMS, rescue and extrication.





Dispatching and individual firefighter paging service provided by Todd County Sheriff's Department 911 System.

Service Area:

The area served by the Department is the City of Long Prairie, two complete adjoining townships and parts of seven other area townships which consist of 325 square miles of service.


  • The Department includes 22 members who are Fire Fighter I Certified with over 100 hours technical college training.
  • 22 members certified as First Responders for medical emergencies.
  • All members are trained as aerial apparatus operators
  • Trained by the National Weather Service for weather spotting
  • The Department is also qualified for "high angle rope rescue" and trained in cold water rescue.


Unit     Year          Model          Manufacturer       Type

140      2005   International 4dr     Custom          1500 GPM pumper

141      1991   Navistar 4 door      Toyne             1000 GPM pumper

143      2010   Freightliner            Midwest         2000 gallon tanker

144      2001   Sterling LT8513     Toyne             3000 gallon tanker

145      1986   Chevrolet               Midwest         4x4 grass rig

145-01  1977  Chevrolet                                     Utility Truck

145-02  2004  Kubota UTV                                4x4 grass rig/rescue

146      1997   Ford F350             Conway          4x4 grass rig

148      2005   75' Aerial Ladder    Pierce            1500 GPM

149      2000   Sterling L7500       Central           Heavy Rescue