About Apple Valley Firefighters

An Apple Valley Firefighter

  • Has a good driving record
  • Has a high school diploma or GED
  • Has a valid Minnesota driver’s license without driving privilege limitations 
  • Is at least 18 years of age 
  • Is committed to their community 
  • Lives within four minutes of one of the three fire stations
  • Meets or exceeds minimum response and training requirements
  • Will be trained to Firefighter 1& II, Hazardous Materials Operations, and First Responder


Firefighters fighting fire

An Apple Valley Firefighter also

  • Has weekly training opportunities
  • Responds to emergency calls per department requirements
    • Fires
    • Medicals
    • Alarms
    • Calls for service
  • Participates in public education events
  • Is proud of the uniform and integrity of the Apple Valley Fire Department

Apple Valley Firefighters are neighbors helping neighbors.