Columbia Heights Fire Department


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The City of Columbia Heights is served by a fire chief, assistant fire chief, six full-time professional firefighters, over 20 paid on-call Firefighters, and two part-time administrative assistants. The department provides immediate response to emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The Fire Department provides:
  • Fire suppression
  • Emergency medical services
  • Fire code inspections
  • Fire prevention and education
  • Hazardous materials response
In addition, the department licenses all rental property in the City and enforces the City’s Property Maintenance Code. The Fire Department also provides firefighting, emergency medical services, and fire code inspections to the City of Hilltop. 

Contact Us:
Charlie Thompson, Fire Chief
Phone: (763) 706-8152  |  Email:
Phone: (763) 706-8157  |  Email:

Kelly Schmidt, Fire Secretary
Phone: (763) 706-8153  |  Email:

Rental Licensing - Phones answered 9 am to 1 pm daily
Phone: (763) 706-8156  |  Email:  

General Fire Department
Phone: (763) 706-8150  |  Email: