Northfield Area Fire & Rescue

The Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Service protects a population of 26,000 over 144 square miles covering Northfield, Dundas and all, or part of, seven surrounding townships. It is a paid-on-call volunteer organization and since September 1, 2014 has been managed through a Joint Powers Agreement. 

Fire Chief: Tom Nelson

Command Officers:
Jesse Faust, Assistant Fire Chief
Sean Simonson, Assistant Fire Chief
Dean Erickson, Captain
Phil Graue, Captain
Justin Raabolle, Captain
Andrew Tussing, Captain

Administrative Assistant
Charlene Hamblin (

150th Anniversary Celebration Schedule
Saturday, July 23, 2022

Open to the Public:
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Burn Permit information is available 24/7, in front entry.

Northfield Area Fire & Rescue
301 5th Street West
Northfield, MN 55057

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