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Fire Chief John Fruetel

The Minneapolis Fire Department is led by John Fruetel. Chief Fruetel has served in the department for more than 30 years, where he began his service in 1979. He has held the position of firefighter, fire captain, battalion chief, duty deputy chief, deputy chief of training and assistant chief of operations. He began his tenure as the Fire Chief on March 1, 2012.

Chief Fruetel is committed to firefighter safety, prevention and education, and community engagement. The Minneapolis Fire Department has a proud history of providing emergency response to the City of Minneapolis. People who live, work, and play in Minneapolis receive superior emergency service from a highly skilled workforce. Minneapolis firefighters are trained to respond to structure fires, medical emergencies, emergencies on lakes and rivers, technical and hazardous materials crises, and natural disasters citywide. The department recruits and develops a diverse workforce that respects individual differences. Chief Fruetel prides himself on leading a department of firefighters who enrich the city while serving in the community.

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The Minneapolis Fire Department is a customer service organization committed to providing professional emergency and non-emergency services to protect lives, property and the environment of our community and the region we serve.

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October 2018

Minneapolis sells its first “green” bonds for new public LEED Gold facilities (10/22)

Public hearings set for comment on final draft of Minneapolis 2040 (10/22)

Civil Service Commission Agenda (10/22)

City Council approves funding for temporary Navigation Center (10/19)

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Proceedings (10/19)

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Proceedings (10/19)

Bicycle Advisory Committee Agenda (10/19)

Bicycle Advisory Committee {ts '2018-01-24 16:00:00.000'} Proceedings (10/19)

Bicycle Advisory Committee {ts '2018-01-24 16:00:00.000'} Proceedings (10/19)

Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda (10/17)

CPC actions 10-15-2018 (10/16)

HPC Agenda 10-23-2018 (10/16)

Info Item - 1717 2nd Ave S 10/23/2018 (10/16)

Everything you need to know to make your 2019 benefit selections during open enrollment Nov. 1-15 (10/16)

Rpt - 200 3rd St N - PLAN 7591 10/23/18 (10/16)

Rpt - North Loop Paving Project - PLAN 7507 (10/16)

Arts Commission Agenda (10/16)

Project managers and engineers: learn about contract compliance and protocols at Nov. 7 training (10/16)

ConferenceCenterRendering_PublicServiceBuilding (10/16)

New designs revealed for the conference center in the new Public Service Building (10/16)

Last updated Aug 14, 2018

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