Waconia Fire Department

Waconia firefighter Michael Gieseke recently retired from the department after 18 years of service. During his time as a firefighter, Gieseke served as an emergency first responder and an officer for the fire department. In recognition of his dedication and commitment to the citizens of Waconia, Gieseke was honored during the Waconia City Council meeting [...]

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A house fire occurred at 415 Lakeview Terrace Blvd. in Waconia in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 9. No injuries were reported in the fire, which left the house a total loss. According to Waconia Fire Chief Mark Morse, the Waconia Fire Department received the call at 3:36 a.m. Arriving in the fire [...]

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More than 1,000 people attended the Fall Pancake, French Toast and Sausage Breakfast and Open House held by the Waconia Fire Department on Sunday, Oct. 7. The fundraiser helps the department raise funds for equipment, recognition banquets and other items that aren’t funded through its Operating Budget. On behalf of the department, Chief Mark Morse [...]

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An ECFE Family Safety Fair was held at the Waconia Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event, which attracted approximately 200 people, included safety information for families with young children provided by Waconia firefighters, Carver County Sheriff’s Deputies and Ridgeview paramedics. SPARKY, the firehouse dog and McGruff the police dog greeted children. Attendees enjoyed [...]

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In honor and remembrance of those that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center, United States Pentagon, and Flight 93, the Waconia Fire Department will conduct its annual Patriot Day program. Residents are invited to join the Waconia Fire Department and other first responders (police, fire, [...]

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