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City of Emily Emergency Services

Emily Volunteer Fire Department

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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Address: 20837 County Rd 1, Emily, MN 56447

The Fire Department covers the 36 square miles of the City of Emily and contracted municipalities. The Fire Department also assists neighboring communities as needed. Please see Volunteer Opportunities to join the Fire Department.

Emily Firemen's Relief Association meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Emily Fire Hall.

The Emily Volunteer Fire Department is an all volunteer fire department. There are currently 21 members.

Each member is trained and state certified to a minimum requirement of Firefighter I.  Many Firefighters choose additional training such as state certifications in First Responder, Hazardous Materials Technician, Fire Instructor and Fire Officer.

Average response time within the city limits of Emily:  7 minutes.

The Emily Volunteer Fire Department is outfitted with the following equipment and services:

     ISO/PPC Rating:  9/10

     Engine 1:  1,200 GPM pump, 1,260 gallon water tank

     Engine 2:  1,200 GPM pump, 1,260 gallon water tank

     Tender 1:  500 GPM, 3,000 gallon water tank

     Brush/Grass Rig:  Ranger Crew XP 1000 with on board water tank and foam system, side racks with water backpacks, back board for patient transport. 

     Two deep well, high pressure hydrants (Located on west side of Fire Hall and in southwest side of City Park)

     Over 5,000 gallons of water on first arrival

     Mutual Aid:  neighboring fire departments called into service

     Area lakes are used whenever possible for firefighting


Fire Chief

Assistant Fire Chief


Chad Genz
Phone: (218) 821-3330


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Tyson Kinkaid


Law Enforcement

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

The City of Emily Police Department was deactivated on December 12, 2023. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office has the policing responsibility and authority within the jurisdiction of the City of Emily. For law enforcement services, please call the Crow Wing County Sheriff at (218) 829-4749 or, in an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Any inquiries about this should be directed to the City of Emily at or by calling (218) 763-2480.

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