Fire Department

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La Crescent Fire Department Picture
The La Crescent Fire Department respondes to fires in the City of La Crescent, La Crescent Township, Dresbach Township and also provides mutual aid to area fire departments.

The Fire Department also has highly trained first responders who assist in medical emergencies.

La Crescent Fire Department PersonellSafety Check List

House Numbers: 

House numbers are very important to the fire department in an emergency.  Make sure your house number is plainly visible on the house and on both sides of your curb-side mailbox, if you have one.  Emergency vehicles do not necessarily approach from the same direction as the mail truck. Remember, if they can't locate your home, they can't help you.

Adopt A Hydrant: 

If you have a hydrant in front of your home, please shovel it out after a snowfall so that it is visible from the street.  Valuable firefighting time can be lost trying to locate a hydrant.

Smoke Detectors: 

Make sure your smoke detector batteries are in working condition.  A good rule of thumb is to change them in the Fall when we go to Daylight Savings Time and again in Spring when the clocks are turned ahead.

Carbon Monoxide Detectors:   If you do not have a carbon monoxide detector, you should consider purchasing one.  Residential smoke detectors have drastically reduced fire dollar loss throughout the area.