Fire Department

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Due to call volume and COVID19 preparation, the Ankeny Fire Department is unable to participate in birthday drive-bys.

The Ankeny Fire Department has been proudly serving our community for more than 100 years. All 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.

Smart911 and CodeRED are free programs available for residents to help prepare their families in the event of an emergency. Learn more now.

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