The Ankeny Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division provides Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) services to the City of Ankeny, the City of Alleman, the City of Elkhart, and surrounding areas.
The Ankeny Fire Department is authorized as a Paramedic Transport Service by the Iowa Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services. Each ambulance is staffed with two personnel and equipped with advanced medical equipment including:
Lifepak 15 Monitor / Defibrillators
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Intravenous Therapy and various medications
In addition to the ambulances, each station's primary fire engine is staffed with advanced life support personnel and equipped with the necessary equipment to provide excellent care until an ambulance can arrive to transport the patient.