It is our vision to be known as an innovative and progressive fire department. We are dedicated to the delivery of effective fire suppression, rescue services, and quality fire safety education to the public. We strive to offer the best available education and training to our members. We are committed to providing an environment which fosters teamwork among members. We desire to have an atmosphere of open communication which promotes the health and welfare of individual members. It is our mission to minimize loss of life and property in the City of Mound and Contract Cities related to fires, natural disasters, medical emergencies, and other life threatening situations. We are trained, equipped, and ready to assist other emergency agencies whenever needed.
Located in Mound, Minnesota, approximately 30 minutes west of Minneapolis, the Mound Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1923 to serve the growing community and surrounding area. As of 2002, the number of people MFD serves and protects has grown to approximately 17,500. MFD has a proud tradition of excellence in service and activity among the communities in its fire service area.
Currently there are 42 active firefighters on the department, as well as a full time chief, with several applicants for many positions that might open or be added. Among the firefighters currently in force, there is a combined 386 years of service and experience to the Mound Fire...Continue Reading