Owatonna Fire Department performs numerous public education events throughout the year. The fire department will provide presentations on fire safety and related topics to groups and organizations.
Fire Extinguisher Training
The extinguisher training sessions are an hour in length. The training is conducted by firefighters and includes:
- 17-minute DVD
- Explanation of the various types of extinguishers
- Outside hands-on demonstration
The facility is responsible for the extinguishers used during the training.
Fire Safety Information Programs
These programs can be customized to fit your agenda. All of the full-time firefighters can discuss various topics including:
- Fire escape plans
- Fire safety tips for work and home
- Personal safety tips
- Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
These programs are offered to industry, businesses, and civic groups and clubs.
A truck visit will include seeing a firefighter in full turnout gear and learning about all the tools and equipment on the truck. This is weather permitting.
Any group can make an appointment to visit the fire station. They will be given a tour of the station and apparatus bay. They will see all the fire trucks and where the firefighters work every day.
The fire department will customize a training program to meet other safety needs in the community. Please call the fire department at (507) 444-2454 for more information.