A.B.L.E. Training Facility

The cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Lakeville and Eagan (A.B.L.E.) invite other fire departments to rent and use their jointly-owned, modern fire training facility in Burnsville when it is not in use by the partner departments.

Facility Features

  • Incorporates the needs of a live fire training building and multi-level training tower into one single facility
  • Allows for live fire training on multiple levels
  • Provides training opportunities for search and rescue, forcible entry, ladder operations and more
  • Mimics the construction of large commercial and residential buildings

To Request a Rental

  • Scheduling the rental facility must be done at least 30 days ahead of time
  • Contact the Burnsville Fire Department (below) to check available dates
  • Complete and sign a rental agreement -- include requested rental dates
  • Submit a completed burn plan
  • Mail the completed rental agreement and burn plan to:
    Burnsville Fire Department
    ATTN: A.B.L.E. Rental
    14275 Newton Avenue South 
    Burnsville, MN 55306  
  • OR email to deborah.oxborough@burnsvillemn.gov


A.B.L.E. Facility Rental Fees (PDF)

A Burnsville fire truck parked in front of the ABLE training facility
Looking up at the multi-level ABLE facility from the ground

A.B.L.E. Rental Documents

  1. Deb Oxborough

    Senior Admin Assistant