Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade: Dedicated to Fire, Search & Rescue and Medical Support

The Brigade is dedicated to fire, search and rescue and emergency medical situations. It is operated by volunteers and managed under the governance of a Board of Directors who are made up of residents from the Lake Vermilion and Cook area.

It is supported by personnel from the Cook Volunteer Fire Department, Cook Area Ambulance Service, Beatty Township, U.S. Forest Service, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department, Lake Vermilion Resort Association, and Lake Vermilion Sportsman’s Club. Individuals from these agencies and organizations serve as advisors.

Norwegian Point Prescribed Fire

On May 17th and 18th, Brigade operators joined US Forest Service personnel for a prescribed fire on Norwegian Point.  The purpose of the burn was to reduce fuel loading and the potential for future wildfires. Heavy fuel loading from dead and live balsam trees was burned. The LVFB was hired to provide equipment and personnel…

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A Squealin’ Good Time for All Ages!

Join us for our Memorial Weekend Pig Roast, this Saturday at LVFB Hall! There will be a bouncy house for the kids, live music by the Beefeater Brothers, live and silent auctions, and much more! Soft drinks, wine, and beer will be offered for purchase, and to-go meals will be available! We hope to see…

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911 Signs Available for Pick-Up

911 signs for lake residents will be available for pick-up at our Memorial Day Weekend pig roast. Click here to see if there’s a sign waiting for you.    

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