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Posted on: January 14, 2024

Press Release: Structure Fire at 2700 Block of Asbury, Two Adults Transported to HCMC

RFD news release January 14, 2024.

Roseville Firefighters responded to a fire at a townhouse on the 2700 Block of Asbury where two adults were transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center for smoke inhalation.

Roseville emergency responders received the call at 7:26 a.m. and arrived on scene 4 minutes later. When they arrived, one of the victims was located outside of a second story window and hanging out the window ledge asking for help. Firefighters quickly u...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Introducing the Newest Member of Roseville Fire!

Roseville Fire's new service and therapy dog, Ashes

A silver lab puppy named Ashes has joined the Roseville Fire Department.

Her job: Bring some calm to the busy Roseville firehouse where firefighters respond to nearly 7,000 emergency calls each year.

Ashes will help our firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMTs decompress and deal with the day-to-day stresses of the job. Rose...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

High School Forensics Class Attempts to Solve the "Case" at Roseville Fire Department

Roseville Fire hosts the Roseville Area High School forensics class

A team of aspiring investigators visited the City of Roseville this week to learn the finer points of fire scene investigation from our pros at Roseville Fire Department.

Roseville firefighters staged a house fire using a specialized burn trailer. Roseville Area High students enrolled in teacher Laura Jansen's forensics class examined the scene of the blaze, collected evidence, and interviewed the homeowner, acted...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

National Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Fire Prevention Week at Roseville Fire

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires nationally as well as here in Roseville. “It’s typically unattended cooking. You fall asleep or you walk away from it,” says Fire Chief David Brosnahan. National Fire Prevention Week runs October 8-14.

This year’s campaign emphasizes: “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”

  1. Always keep a close eye on what you are cooking. Set a timer to remind you that you are cooking.
  2. Turn pot handles toward the b...
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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

Roseville and Maplewood Firefighters Resuscitate Toddler, Receive Life-Saving Award

The Roseville City Council honored eleven Roseville and Maplewood firefighters for saving the life of a toddler who suffered a cardiac arrest. Thanks to their efforts, the youngster has made a full recovery.

Roseville Mayor Dan Roe and Fire Chief David Brosnahan presented the Roseville Fire Department Life-Saving Award to the group for their heroic actions on Aug. 27. 

“We perform lifesaving procedures on a regular basis, but every once in a while, an...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Fireworks Safety Reminders

Fireworks safety reminders

Roseville Fire officials are asking residents to be cautious this year so Fourth of July revelry doesn’t result in injury or property damage.

In past years, fire crews have responded to multiple building, grass, and rubbish fires over the holiday. Most were caused by fireworks that were not properly extinguished. Non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks are permitted in Roseville, but fireworks m...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

Roseville Firefighters Test Rescue and Fire Attack Skills at Live Burn

The room was pitch black and filled with smoke. Firefighters couldn’t see their gloves in front of their faces, so they dropped to their hands and knees and relied on their other heightened senses and years of training to search for survivors.

They crawled along the periphery of the room, balancing 80 pounds of gear on their backs, reaching into the darkness feeling for anyone still trapped inside. Other firefighters pulled hose into the burning building and attacked the fire.

Four survivors wer...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

New Roseville  Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience

Jarod Henderson was working as an emergency medical technician as part of an ambulance crew when he first saw firefighters in action.

Firefighters helped rescue an individual suffering from a medical emergency who was trapped behind a locked door.

“Seeing how they worked and navigated the situation was really cool.” Henderson said. “At that moment in time, I thought I want to do what they do.”

Henderson, 22, has been hired as the City of Roseville’s second firefighter cadet, a hands-on part-time emp...

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

Press Release: Roseville Fire Responds to Residence Hall Blaze

Roseville Fire Department news release 02/07/23

The Roseville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a University of Northwestern residence hall and extinguished a kitchenette blaze on Tuesday, February 7.

No injuries were reported, but a resident room in the building sustained fire and smoke damage. An adjacent hallway also sustained minor smoke damage.

Firefighters were dispatched at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday to the residence hall on Eagle Drive. Upon arrival, th...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Give Blood and Receive a $10 Gift Card

Give blood at Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card.

Help save lives - donations are urgently needed! Give blood at the Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card to a retailer of your choice!

October 21 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Roseville Fire Station
2701 Lexington Ave N
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Posted on: August 10, 2022

New Roseville Fire Cadet Gains Valuable Experience


A new program at Roseville Fire is strengthening the pool of candidates to become professional firefighters.

Ella DeVine is Roseville Fire’s first Fire Cadet to work with the City. Through the cadet program, DeVine will work with current firefighters in the field, while attending courses to receive her Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and fire certifica...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Roseville Explorer Program Accepting New Registrations


The City of Roseville is expanding it's Fire explorer program, and invites all those interested in a career in emergency medical services, to find out more!

This is where I got my passion in firefighting," says Reilly Keenan, a Roseville fire fighter. "I always thought I wanted to be a fire fighter, but the explorer program, being out with the crews and training, that's what solidified it f...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Roseville Fire Ramps Up Emergency Services

Roseville Fire Ramps Up Emergency Services

All of the pieces are starting to come together for a first-in-the-state approach to advanced life support. This spring, the City of Roseville Fire Department began “phase three” of services that they can provide during critical and life-saving moments.

What is Advanced Life Support (ALS)?

Advanced Life Support, or ALS, is basically a set of tools that Roseville Fire paramedics have at their disposal—from medications to equipment. These new tools are expected to improve the outcomes of serious incidents w...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Q&A with Fire Chief David Brosnahan


Chief David Brosnahan has been the head of Roseville Fire since June, 2021. We caught up with him to talk about his favorite part of being a fire fighter, and why you [probably] won’t see him in a bouncy house any time soon.

What made you want to become a firefighter? 

Chief Brosnahan: I started with the Roseville fire department back in 2003 as a paid on-call firefighter. I was a sophomore in college at Hamline University and actually at the time, I wanted to be a jo...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Mayor, Council present "State of the City" address

Mayor, Council deliver Roseville State of the City Address

In this year’s State of the City Address, Mayor Dan Roe, City Council members, and City of Roseville staff co-created a video presentation that reviews the work of the City through our long-held community aspirations.

View or Read the State of the City Address Fire

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