Fire & EMS

The Maplewood Fire Department is a combined fire and emergency medical services (EMS) department consisting of 30 full-time staff. The department's administrative staff includes the Fire Chief, Chief of EMS, and Battalion Chief of Operations & Training.

Fire Staffing Plan

Community Letter
Staffing Report Executive Summary
Fire Staffing Recommendations
Research Timeline
FAQ’s on Fire Staffing Transition

Mission Statement

The employees of the Maplewood Fire Department pledge the highest quality of service to meet our customers’ needs. We further commit to call customers, continual public and employee education, fire prevention and emergency response. We will provide these services in a safe, professional and effective manner.  

2018 Objectives

  • Respond to 90% of the emergency response calls within eight (8) minutes
  • Ensure response capacity for fire and high acuity EMS events while ensuring firefighter safety
  • Explore and evaluate public and private partnership opportunities
  • Evaluate new ways of becoming more efficient
  • Begin to develop a plan to address low acuity medical calls
  • Enhance community risk reduction programs

Contact Us

Fire Department

1955 Clarence Street
Maplewood, MN 55109

Emergency - 911
Non-emergency Dispatch:


Phone: 651-249-2800
Fax: 651-249-2809

Billing Records: TransMedic

Phone: 651-789-3043
Fax: 651-450-7128


Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Fire Codes

The City of Maplewood has adopted the National Fire Codes, the Minnesota State Fire Codes and the Life Safety Code for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion. (Ord. No. 838)

Arson Tip Hotline