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Missing 89-year-old Farmington woman is found
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Farmington man's publishing dream comes true with a little help
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Looking Back: Farmington couple had a long-awaited family reunion this week in 1964
Work on Farmington Veterans Memorial delayed
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June 26, 2014
No clear answer yet about cause of fatal fire in Farmington
Though fire investigators have a better idea of what happened in a June 15 fire that left a 69-year-old Farmington woman dead, the exact cause has not yet been determined. Farmington fire marshal John Powers said he, the state fire marshal and an insurance company investigator are...
June 26, 2014 - 7:42am
Farmington car fires labeled suspicious
When two car fires happened within minutes, and blocks, of each other last weekend, Farmington firefighters knew something wasn’t quite right. Farmington fire chief Tim Pietsch won’t release the cause of the two fires, but called them both “suspicious at this point.” Firefighters...
news / crime and courts
June 26, 2014 - 7:33am
May 11, 2014
Dakota County: New trailer helps highlight kitchen-fire risks
The Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association unveiled its new kitchen fire prevention trailer at a demonstration Monday outside Eagan City Hall. The $30,000 trailer, which was donated by Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, will allow Dakota County fire officials to...
news / government
May 11, 2014 - 7:42am
January 9, 2014
FFD battles flames, cold
Bitter cold made the job more difficult than usual for Farmington firefighters when a car fire Jan. 2 in a garage at the Centennial Apartments. Firefighters...
news / accidents
January 9, 2014 - 2:28pm
October 24, 2013
Thursday fire damages Empire township home
A fire left extensive smoke and water damage to a Empire four-plex Thursday afternoon. Farmington firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at the 19500 block of Chippendale Avenue/Highway 3 just after 2 p.m. Thursday. Smoke was visible from the home, which had a brick...
October 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
July 9, 2013
Arson suspected in string of small Farmington fires
A string of small fires over the past 10 days has Farmington fire marshal John Powers asking for the public's help in identifying the arsonist who is setting them. Since June 30, somone has set three fires in the general area of Rambling River Park, near the Vermillion River, in...
news / crime and courts
July 9, 2013 - 3:23pm
FFD gets bigger stipend for uniforms
Farmington firefighters do a lot more than just fight fires. They're pretty visible in the community, and they take pride in that. Over the past year, the 44 members of the Farmington Fire Department logged nearly 325 hours of volunteer time in the community. They attended career...
July 9, 2013 - 2:48pm
Farmington fire brings requests to council members
Farmington firefighters have a long list of things they would like for the department. They believe their needs have gone under-met for a number of years. On Monday, officers of the Farmington Fire Department met with the Farmington City Council to talk over some of their requests....
news / government
July 9, 2013 - 2:23pm
June 25, 2013
Lightning suspected cause of fires in Rosemount, Farmington
A lightning strike caused an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Rosemount June 21, and another might have started a fire a few miles south in Empire Township. The first fire was reported to Rosemount firefightersl around 4:20 a.m. Friday. According to fire chief Richard...
June 25, 2013 - 12:33pm
June 21, 2013
Firefighters called to early-morning blaze
A lightning strike may have been the cause of an early-morning fire that did significant damage to a vacant Empire Township home June 21.
June 21, 2013 - 10:14am
March 28, 2013
Farmington, Dakota County Explorer posts earn recognition
Local Explorers programs go a long way in training young men and women for future careers in emergency services. They must be doing something...
March 28, 2013 - 12:47pm
Training builds relationships among Dakota County agencies
Sooner or later, everyone needs a little help. That's true even for some of the people you call for help in times of emergency. With that in...
March 28, 2013 - 12:36pm
March 21, 2013
Farmington resident, officers recognized for lifesaving actions
It was just after 8 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2012, when Farmington resident Jason Rose saved Arik Reger's life. On Monday, Rose's quick thinking and...
March 21, 2013 - 9:14am
February 8, 2013
FFD's new engine/rescue truck has many features
The Farmington Fire Department's newest engine finally arrived last week, after a long journey through the snow from the Pierce Manufacturing...
February 8, 2013 - 10:06am
January 24, 2013
Farmington fire calls up in 2012
If your house catches fire, there's a good chance you'll have firefighters there within 10 minutes - more like six minutes, on the average - to help put it out. That's just one of the figures released by the Farmington Fire Department during its annual banquet Jan. 11. As assistant...
January 24, 2013 - 7:08am