Fire Rescue

Station 11

Fire Station 11

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue recently built a new fire station in the northwest area of Sioux Falls. It opened in April 2015 and is located at 2333 North Valley View Road.

Fire Station 11
Top 10

Top 10 Wins of 2014

2014 was one for the record books! Fire Rescue and the rest of the City of Sioux Falls team accomplished a lot last year. Here are the Top 10 Wins from 2014.

Fire Rescue Top 10 Wins of 2014
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Fire is powerful, but so is Sioux Falls Fire Rescue. Through education, prevention, and emergency management, we work tirelessly to battle any emergency - sometimes long before the call comes in.

Pulse Point

Pulse Point

New lifesaving app. Citizens can download the free app via the Apple Store or Android Market and indicate that they are willing to assist if needed.

Pulse Point
Car Seat

Car Seat Checks

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue provides car seat installation and checks each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Fire Station 3, 2820 S. Minnesota Ave.

No appointment necessary.

Car Seat Installation and Checks

Smoke Alarms

Smart Choices for Smoke Alarm Placement

Smart Choices for Smoke Alarm Placement
Smoke Alarm Fact Sheet

CPR Program

Public CPR/AED trainings will be offered on a regular basis.
Cost is "Free" but limited to 20 partcipants. 

CPR Program
Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Information

Heating Safety

Heating Safety Talking Points

Heating Safety

News Releases

Fire Prevention Week

October 4‒10, 2015, is Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.” The theme encourages families to ensure there is a smoke alarm in …

Posted 10/05/2015 in Fire Rescue

Structure Fire at 1443 North Main Avenue

Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 1443 North Main Avenue. Initial reports were …

Posted 09/17/2015 in Fire Rescue

Car Seat Safety Check at Step Up for Heroes Event

On Saturday, September 19, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue will move their weekly child safety seat inspection to Howard Wood Field as part of the Step Up for Heroes event…

Posted 09/17/2015 in Fire Rescue

Structure Fire 111 West 14th Street

On Sunday, September 13, 2015, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 111 West 14th Street. A neighbor noticed smoke …

Posted 09/14/2015 in Fire Rescue

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Fire Rescue Videos

Fire Extinguisher Training
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Pulse Point
A demonstration of how the Pulsepoint App can help save a life...   [Watch Video]

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City Scene - Several new recruits now training
Fire Rescue: Several new recruits now training    [Watch Video]

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City Scene - Self-Rescue Training
Evolutions for firefighter survival including head first bailout and rope bailout evolutions...   [Watch Video]

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Fire Rescue Wins Two National Media Awards
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center have been recognized with two national awards for their programs on cancer awareness...   [Watch Video]

Century of Service

Central Fire Station 1912-2012
Central Fire Station at the corner of 9th Street and Minnesota Avenue has been witness to over a century of service and valor...   [Watch Video]


IPAT Demonstration
Individual Physical Ability Test Demonstration..   [Watch Video]

Ready Set Go

Disasters… Floods, Thunderstorms, Tornados. They’re something we don’t like to think about. The City of Sioux Falls is prepared to deal with and respond to these and other types of disasters that    [Watch Video]

City News Emergency Preparedness

City News: Sioux Falls Emergency Preparedness
On April 10, 2012, Sioux Falls Emergency Management, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue...   [Watch Video]

City Scene - April 2013
On this episode of City Scene we get an update on a new school-based health clinic coming to Hayward Elementary, learn about hiring that's happening...   [Watch Video]

City News - Fire Prevention Week
City News - Fire Prevention Week   [Watch Video]

Welcome Video
Welcome Video   [Watch Video]

Sioux Falls is a great community to live and raise a family. We consider our fire stations part of the neighborhood. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is one of less than 200 fire departments in the country that is nationally accredited. We have 194 members and 10 fire stations strategically placed throughout the city. 

As one of the largest fire departments in the upper Midwest, we are committed to the safety of Sioux Falls. We do more than fight fires, as emergency medical calls now make up more than half our emergency responses. We also have one of the larger Public Access Defibrillator programs in the country, and regularly provided CPR classes.

This website offers information on our services, safety tips, and how to contact us. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, we are here for you.