Lake City Fire Department

Bluff View winners posters

Students learn fire prevention at Bluff View and St. John’s schools

Nov 13, 2019
The Lake City Fire Department sponsored contests at Bluff View Elementary and St. John’s Parachial School to bring awareness to fire prevention during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12  This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme was “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape, Plan and Practice Your Escape.”...

Old truck popular with young crowd at open house

Oct 9, 2019
There was a brand new ladder truck nearby, but there were more children hanging out by an American LaFrance fire truck from the 1920s parked near the back of the Lake City fire hall Saturday during the fire department’s open house. Above, Lake City Firefighter John Brandt takes a photo of (from...

Fire department’s new ladder truck arrives

Oct 9, 2019
The Lake City Fire Department trained on its brand new ladder truck Tuesday. The truck arrived last week, just in time to be featured at the department’s open house on Saturday. It has a 107-foot ladder. The City Council voted earlier this year to purchase the truck for about $1 million on a lease...

Letter: Fire department opened doors to rained-out vendors

Oct 9, 2019
To the editor: On behalf of the Johnny Appleseed Day crafters and vendors, I’d like to thank the Lake City Fire Department for allowing us to use their facility on Saturday. The rain made it difficult to keep our event outside and we are grateful to our wonderful fire department for opening their...

Firefighters attempt Trade Center tower’s worth of stairs on 9-11

Sep 18, 2019
On Sept. 11 Anytime Fitness members and Lake City Firefighters Justin Campbell and Zach Vanberg (left) took up the 9/11 Challenge to raise money for the Lake City Fire Department. Justin completed the challenge by climbing 110 floors/1,980 steps in full fire department protective gear in 30 minutes...

Barwald retires from Lake City Fire dept.

Sep 5, 2019
Denny Barwald has retired from the Lake City Fire Department after 10 years. He’s pictured above, at right, accepting an ax plaque and fire helmet from Lake City Fire Chief Greg Sievers.

Fire dancing in 3/4 time

Jul 10, 2019
Photos from the 2019 Lake City Fireman’s Dance.

Kearns wins car in Fireman’s Dance raffle

Jul 10, 2019
Bonnie Kearns of Hopkins was the winner of the grand prize in this year’s Fireman’s Dance raffle, a 2006 Ford 500 sedan donated by Tom Heffernan Ford. Kearns is the mother-in-law of Lake City Fire Chief Greg Sievers. Her daughter, Becky Sievers, was a member of the fire department for 11 years....

Fireman's dance is Saturday, July 6

Jul 3, 2019
The 121st annual Lake City Fireman’s Dance is Saturday, July 6, at the Lake City Fire Hall on the 200 block of South High Street. Festivities begin at 3 p.m. with a beanbag tournament (Call Michael Lafferty at 507-696-5323 to sign-up a two-person team. Registration is at 2:45 p.m.), a free bounce...

Electric Cooperative's round-up program benefits local organizations

Jun 26, 2019
Funds raised by Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members recently benefitted Lake City organizations. In June the Lake City Fire Department received $1,000 to help purchase new boots and turnout gear. The Lake City American Legion received $500 to help fund its summer baseball team. Other...


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