Mission StatementOur firefighters have
The desire to serve
The courage to act
The ability to perform
The Vadnais Heights Fire Department (VHFD) serves the City of Vadnais Heights which includes 13,565 residents, hundreds of businesses and two major interstates all within 8.3 square miles. Established in 1970, the VHFD has served vital public safety and community service functions throughout its history.
About the Fire Department
The VHFD provides fire protection, fire safety education, and emergency medical response to the community.
Car Seat Program
Want to learn how to install your car seat properly and for free? Do you now if your car seat is expired or has recalls on it? Our trained technicians will teach you everything you need to know to make sure your car seat is fitted and installed correctly.
In 2016, the Ramsey County Fire Chief’s Association formed a Mutual Aid Agreement to automatically dispatch the closest emergency response unit, regardless of jurisdictional boundaries, for certain critical emergencies such as structure fires, cardiac arrest and ice/water emergencies.
Get information for local code enforcement.
Fire Extinguisher & First Aid Training
The VHFD offers city business owners and their employees training on how to use fire extinguishers and basic first aid training to employees.
Fire Certificate of Occupancy
All buildings in the City are required to have and maintain a fire certificate of occupancy, issued by the Fire Chief.
Fire Safety Tips
View some fire safety tips.
Visit Ramey County's website for information on flooding clean up and preparation tips.
All apartment, commercial and industrial buildings require a lock box and must follow the lock box mounting requirements in an approved location by the Fire Chief.
Recreational Fire Ordinance
Residents often enjoy sitting in their yards, having fun gathered around an outdoor fire. Read the City’s ordinance to keep everyone safe.
We are always looking for people willing and able to step up and assist our residents and businesses. Learn how.
Smoke Alarm Program
Get a smoke alarm installed in your home for free.
See the special events that VHFD participates in.
Wildfire Survival Tips
Learn how to stay "firewise" and create a defensible space around your house that will enable your home to survive a wildfire.