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BFD – Bloomington Fire Department


Hiring full-time firefighters/paramedics

The Bloomington Fire Department is hiring full-time firefighters/paramedics. There will be informational hiring sessions at Fire Station 1, 10 West 95th St, on Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m. and Thursday, December 21 at 6 p.m.

Apply online at Applications will be accepted through January 2, 2024.

The 110 members of the Bloomington Fire Department respond to incidents from six fire stations throughout the city 24 hours a day using a combination of full-time and part-time firefighters. 

Mom with child in car seat

Car seat clinics

You may schedule an appointment online or by calling Fire Prevention at 952-563-8930.

Smoke/CO alarm installation

The Bloomington Fire Department will install battery operated smoke/CO alarms as well as change smoke alarm batteries free of charge to qualified Bloomington residents.

The Department will install a smoke alarm for each level of the residence as needed. Fire personnel are available for alarm installations, checks and battery changes.

Appointments can be made by calling Fire Prevention at 952-563-8930 or using the online application.

Fire prevention activities and visits

The Bloomington Fire Department will present fire prevention programs to Bloomington schools, clubs, organizations and residents. Firefighters deliver information appropriate for children of all ages.

Among the most popular programs are the Fire Safety House, truck visits, station tours, and Sparky the Fire Dog and Pluggie. These events allow children to come in contact with firefighters and see the gear, equipment and tools that are used to help residents of the city.

Department members assist fourth-grade elementary school teachers with the Junior Fire Safety Program each winter. They also visit many block parties during National Night Out each August.

To schedule a visit, please call Fire Prevention at 952-563-8930 or use the links below:

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