Public Events and Outreach

Farmington Fire Department is dedicated to serve the community through public events, education and outreach programs. From coffee with your firefighters, to Fire Prevention Week, and the annual open house in October; the department participates in events year-round to promote fire safety and create ties in the community.

The department also assists the Farmington Fire Department Relief Association and Auxiliary Association organizations with fundraisers to support the members of the Farmington Fire Department.

Click on the titles below for event details.

Community Blood Drive

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
Fire Station 1, 21625 Denmark Avenue
1-7 p.m.

Give blood. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. All donors will receive a complimentary cup of award winning fire house chili! To schedule an appointment call Erin at 651-755-9444 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Farmington Fire.

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10, 2020

The Farmington Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!" 

The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost half (44%) of reported home fires started in the kitchen. Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials.

View more materials for Fire Prevention Week 2020:

Education tools for teachers and families including free downloads are available at firepreventionweek.org.

Fire Department Open House

The Open House has been cancelled for 2020. We look forward to this event in 2021!

The open house is an opportunity to educate the public about fire safety and preventative measures that you can take to avoid fires or other emergencies in your home. In addition, we will give tours of the fire station and fire trucks. And demonstrate some of the many ways we serve the community. Sparky the Fire Pup will be there for photos and if the weather is favorable, North Memorial Air Care helicopter and flight crew will visit! 

Turkey Bingo - Fire Department Fundraiser

Turkey Bingo has been cancelled for 2020. We look forward to this event in 2021!

The Farmington Firefighters Auxiliary Association (FFAA) invites you to the 68th Annual Farmington Fire Department Turkey Bingo. This is the largest fundraiser the FFAA holds each year and it provides funding to support your Farmington Firefighters. Over the past two years alone, the FFAA has donated nearly $25,000.00, which was used to purchase portable radios, automatic external defibrillators, CPR practice manikins and emergency alerting pagers!

We hope you will join us for this family friendly event with plenty of Bingo games, door prizes, raffles, and our famous turkey sandwiches!

 

National Night Out

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020

The National Night Out program culminates annually on the first Tuesday of August. The Farmington Police Department will accept police and firefighter visit requests for the 2020 National Night Out campaign in July. Email the Police Department for NNO information at NNO@FarmingtonMN.gov. Please contact the Police Department at 651-280-6700 if you have questions. Visit natw.org for a free organizational kit filled with ”how to” materials.



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