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Fire Inspections and Investigations

The Fire Department Inspection/Investigation Division is under the direction of the city's fire marshal. Day-to-day operations are led by the deputy fire marshals.

Fire inspections

General fire and life-safety inspections are conducted on all commercial businesses in the city of Brooklyn Park. Occupancies such as schools, daycares, churches, restaurants, hotels and high-hazard occupancies are inspected annually while others are inspected every three years.

If you have a fire or life-safety concern regarding any property, please notify us immediately so we can maintain the highest possible level of protection in our community.

Fire permit applications

The fire department processes the following permits.

Consumer Fireworks Sales Permit Application(PDF)

Cooking Exhaust Cleaning Permit Application (PDF)

Fire Permit Application (PDF) 

Hazardous Material Inventory Statement (PDF) 

Tank & Dispensing Submital Information (PDF)

Fire investigations

The Brooklyn Park Fire Department conducts fire investigation on all fires to determine cause and origin. The cause of a fire can be accidental, natural, undetermined or incendiary.


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Arson tip hotline

If you have information regarding the setting of any fire, contact the Arson Hotline at 1-800-723-2020. Rewards of up to $1,000 are offered for information leading to the identification of persons responsible.

Request a fire report

Fire reports are available to homeowner's, insurance personnel and other related parties and are generally available 72 hours after the fire.

Request a fire report

Request an environmental assessment

Environmental assessments are available on commercial properties as part of a sales transaction and indicate the general safety conditions at the site.

Request an environmental assessment

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Fire Administration/Emergency Management

Mailing Address for all fire stations

City of Brooklyn Park
Attn: Fire Department
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Administration Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

763-493-8020 (non-emergency)
Contact Deputy Fire Marshal

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