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Princeton Fire and Rescue Department

Fire Chief: Ron Lawrence

Phone:   (763) 389-2410

​Email: pfrdchief1@princetonfiremn.com

A note from the Fire Chief

Princeton Fire and Rescue Dept. is a volunteer paid-on-call fire department. PFRD responds to emergent and non-emergent calls 24 hours a day. Princeton Fire and Rescue operates out of two stations. Station 1 is located in the City of Princeton and station 2 is located in Wyanett Township. We cover 179 square miles and respond to nearly 400 calls a year including fires, vehicle accidents, medicals, rescues, and hazardous materials incidents. Princeton Fire and Rescue also has mutual aid agreements with nearby departments. Princeton Fire and Rescue also participates in the Radiological Emergency Preparedness program with the Department of Human Services and HSEM.


Princeton Fire and Rescue Dept. cover the City of Princeton and the townships of Blue Hill, Greenbush, Princeton. We also cover parts of Bogus Brook, Spencer Brook, and Wyanett townships. PFRD covers a population of approximately 18,000. PFRD consists of 37 highly dedicated and well trained firefighters that live within seven miles within one of the stations. Firefighters train just about every Tuesday night. Firefighters also participate in Public Relations events throughout the year and fire prevention education. The Fire Chief is a part-time salaried position and also acts as the Emergency Manager for the City of Princeton.