The Northstar Fire Department is staffed with well trained, dedicated, caring personnel 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All personnel are professional firefighters with extensive medical training. Each shift consists of two captains, two engineers, and one firefighter divided between Station 31 and Station 32. In addition to the shift personnel, the department is staffed with a full time prevention officer, forester, and a full time fire chief that work weekdays from 8:00am to 5:00pm. All fire personnel with the exception of the forester are paramedics.