The Ankeny Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services Division provides Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) service to the City of Ankeny, City of Alleman, City of Elkhart and surrounding areas.
The Ankeny Fire Department has two ambulances available 24 hours a day, one additional ambulance available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and one on-call ambulance that responds to emergencies as needed. 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.