Contact: Mike Warner
Interim Fire Chief
Red Wing Fire Department
Red Wing Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire
(March 31, 2020, Red Wing, Minn.) – On Tuesday, March 31 at 2:09 p.m., the Red Wing Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the 3500 block of Skyline Dr. in Red Wing. Red Wing Firefighters arrived on scene in approximately 5 minutes from the time of dispatch. All occupants had evacuated the structure and were accounted for. A small fire was contained to a garbage can in an upstairs bedroom. The incident was placed under control within 6 minutes of arrival. Crews remained on scene for approximately 15 minutes to remove smoke from the residence. The cause of the fire was determined to have been intentional in nature; no further investigation is being completed.
Red Wing Fire Department units responding to the incident included 1 Chief Officer, 2 Engines, 2 Ambulances, and 1 Ladder Truck. The Red Wing Police Department and Goodhue County Dispatch assisted at the incident.
Red Wing Fire Department is committed to helping anyone in need, providing exceptional fire suppression, advanced medical care, technical rescue, disaster management, fire prevention, and public education. We are focused on operational readiness, department unity, professionalism, and community engagement.