Lake City Fire Department

Fireman’s dance just a week away

Jun 22, 2022
A busy local festival season continues into July with the 124th annual Lake City Fire Department Fireman’s Dance on Saturday, July 2 at the Lake City Fire Hall on the 200 block of South High Street. It’ll feature live music, dancing, a new silent auction, a raffle, door prizes, a beanbag...

Heffernan fire department raffle donation more valuable this year

May 18, 2022
In yet another sign that summer is nearly here, a car that will be raffled off to raise money for the Lake City Fire Department has gone on display at the Lake City Fire Hall. It’s become an annual tradition for Tom Heffernan Ford to donate a vehicle as the grand prize in the department’s Fireman’...

Grateful for firefighters’ quick response after alarm sounded

Apr 13, 2022
We are new residents to Lake City and wanted to thank the fire department for their excellent response to an incident which happened a few weeks ago. I was home alone with my 18 month old granddaughter and had just put her to sleep for the night when one of my smoke/carbon monoxide alarms started...

Grateful for fire department response

Jan 26, 2022
Dear Lake City Fire Chief Dan Patterson, It is with deep gratitude that we recognize the excellent work of the Lake City Fire Department. It was our property on Park Street that caught fire from an errant space heater. Your department’s outstanding, quick and thorough fire fighting prevented the...

Monday night Fire on Park Street

Jan 12, 2022
Lake City Firefighters outside and on the roof of a house that caught fire Monday evening, Jan. 10, in Lake City. The fire was on the 500 block of Park Street, according to the Lake City Police Department, which assisted on the call. It’s not clear if anyone was inside the house at the time of the...

Fire Dept: Learn the sounds of fire safety

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, October 3-9th, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can...

Lake City Fall Fest continues with Johnny Appleseed Days

Oct 6, 2021
After a touching start last weekend, Lake City’s Fall Fest is preparing for perhaps its most eventful weekend of the monthlong celebration. Johnny Appleseed Days will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10, mostly in Patton Park but also in some places within walking distance. Events in the...

Fire department open house is Saturday

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City Fire Department will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 9, at the fire station from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fire Safety USA will be on hand for fire extinguisher checks, recharging, and replacement sales of fire extinguishers. “Come meet your local fire fighters, explore our equipment...

Train in train

Sep 29, 2021
Around 40 Lake City emergency responders did training exercises in an Amtrak car Saturday. After a four-hour classroom session, participants went to Ardent Mills in Lake City where an Amtrak car had been delivered the night before. John Yorde, the city’s emergency management director, said...

9/11 not forgotten

Sep 15, 2021
On Saturday, Sept. 11, reminders appeared around Lake City of the terrorist attacks committed on that day 20 years earlier. Two of the most prominent were a lawn painting on S. 10th Street (above) and the Lake City Fire Department ladder truck holding a flag aloft over Lakeshore Drive in downtown...


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Lake City, MN 55041