• Fire Prevention Week Open House

    WHEN: Sunday, October 4th, 2015

    TIME: 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

    WHERE: Fire Administration Building

    (2715 Dean Avenue)

    Fire Safety Interactive Displays

    Fire Safety House—Blank Children’s Hospital

    Fire Apparatus Displays

    Fire Safety Movies

    Face Painting, Clowns, and More!



  • Delivering Fire Prevention

    Order a Papa John’s pizza at participating locations on Wednesday, October 7th, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and a fire apparatus might deliver your dinner!


    42nd Street: 274-4949

    East Euclid Ave.: 261-7272


    More details

  • NFPA Fire Prevention Week

    Smoke detectors save lives.


    Hear the Beep

  • Smart 911

    Sign up and create a Safety Profile for your household, providing information such as the names of family members, health conditions, medications, pets in the home, vehicle details and emergency contacts. All information is voluntary, and each household can determine what details are important to include.


    Fact Sheet

  • Smoke Alarm

    Smoke Alarms Save Lives

    Protect your family by ensuring you have smoke alarms installed and working properly. You can learn how in this brochure.


    Smoke Alarm Brochure

Des Moines Fire Department

The Des Moines Fire Department is a customer focused state of the art provider of fire protection, emergency medical and related services. We’re proud of our distinguished history of protecting our community and our tradition of service is strong. We won’t rest on our laurels however; our sights are set on continually enhancing our capabilities. Our personnel are skilled, dedicated, caring, and courageous. We work in a challenging environment, and we meet the challenge every day – teaching fire safe behaviors to children, inspecting commercial properties, managing a natural, technological, or intentional calamity affecting our entire community, or treating an individual who happens to be visiting – and we meet it very well.