Public Education Programs
The Des Moines Fire department provides a series of fire education programs and services which include; smoke detector familiarization; fire prevention and school education programs; and business file prevention and health care facility in-service.
Fire Prevention Bureau
Conducts commercial and fire safety inspections, issues certificate of occupancy and hazardous operations permits, testing of fire protection systems, installation and removal of underground and above ground storage tanks.
Emergency Medical Services
Ambulance and Medical Services
The nearly 300 dedicated men and women who provide basic and advanced pre-hospital care do so with compassion, dignity, and professionalism. We are the largest fire-based emergency medical service in the State of Iowa.