Fire Department news and updates
- To better serve the community, the City is building a new Fire Station 3 at 2301 86th Street East.
- Alec Purcell has been a Bloomington firefighter for seven years.
- To better serve the community and meet the needs of the Fire Department, the City is building a new Fire Station 3 at 2301 86th Street East. The existing Station 3 is 50 years old and no longer meets the needs of the community or the Department. The new station will allow for adequate equipment storage, address health and safety issues for firefighters and be more energy efficient.
- Starting in mid-April, the Park Maintenance Division, Fire Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin their third season of working together through prescribed burning to restore native prairies, wetlands and park landscapes within the City of Bloomington.
- Firefighting on a minus six-degree day is cold business, but unexpected kindness warms hearts even in bad weather.
- D’Andre’ Williamson has been a Bloomington firefighter for nine months.
- Drake Dietz has been a Bloomington firefighter for 13 years out of Station 1.
- Steve Peterson has been a Bloomington firefighter for more than 29 years.
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