• 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

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.