Fire Department

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The Ankeny Fire Department has been proudly serving our community for more than 100 yearsAll members of the Ankeny Fire Department are trained in fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical services. 

The Ankeny Fire Department is comprised of four divisions:


  • Emergency Medical Services
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • Fire Suppression
  • Extrication
  • Boat-based water rescue
  • Fire investigation
  • Public Education
  • other services

Public Education

The Ankeny Fire Department has an extensive Public Education Program which provides valuable safety information to hundreds of children and adults each year. Learn more.

Community Events

The Ankeny Fire Department hosts open houses twice a year, during Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and National Fire Prevention week. View the city calendar for dates and details.

Work for the Ankeny Fire Department


June 8, 2018: The Ankeny Fire Department will be flushing and testing fire hydrants throughout the summer months. Learn more about the process and how your water might be affected.