You can help prevent cooking fires

MGcookingFiresMaple Grove Fire and Rescue wants residents to help prevent cooking fires. The department also offers public education on the city’s website.

The Maple Grove Fire-Rescue Department provides an extensive fire prevention education program in the community. The deputy fire marshal and members of the fire department work together on the programs. Standardized fire safety programs are conducted each year in 10 elementary schools for grades kindergarten, first, fourth, fifth and seventh. Special programs, such as fire extinguisher training and fire drills, are conducted for private and commercial day care providers, senior citizens, and area businesses.