• Station Study

    The City Council has received the Fire Station Placement Review and Recommendations for Expansion Des Moines Fire Department final report.

    The report is available for public review here.


    2014 Station Study

  • 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

Leadership Team

John TeKippe

Fire Chief

Greg Chia

Assistant Fire Chief

Rick Zimmerman

Assistant Fire Chief

Todd Francisco

District Chief - Training

Dale Bunting

District Fire Chief – Emergency Medical Services

Tom Patava

District Fire Chief – Special Operations

Joe Giudicessi

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

Dan Burke

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

Matt Porter

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

Jonathan Lund

Fire Marshal

Michele Bischof

Superintendent of Technical Services

Dave Harmon

Superintendent of Maintenance

Kay Eoff

Executive Administrative Assistant