Community Outreach & Programs

The Indianola Fire Department strives to be involved in the Indianola community throughout the year. The annual Fire Department community events offer residents the opportunity to meet the men and women who serve the citizens of Indianola through fire and EMS efforts. We hope to see you at the next community event! For more information, call 515-961-9405 or email.


The department would like to recognize and support Autism during April. We are putting an order together for people interested in purchasing a shirt for April. Follow the link to order the t-shirt to Support Autism Awareness. The T-shirt cost $20.00. The proceeds will go towards an Autism Charity. The order deadline is April 30th, 2023. On May 17th, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., a group photo will be taken at the Indianola Fire Station.

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Pancake Breakfast

The Indianola Fire Department is flipping flapjacks at the 2023 Pancake Breakfast Event! This family-friendly event draws hundreds of residents who enjoy "all you care to eat" pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee.  Download a flyer.

2023 Pancake Breakfast flyer

Location: Indianola Fire Department, 110 N. 1st Street
Date: May 6, 2023
Time: 7-11 a.m.
Fee:  Freewill ($5.00/person suggested) donation
Cause: To raise money to purchase a LUCAS (mechanical CPR device).

Junior Fire Academy

Fire AcademyPlan to have lots of fun this summer while you learn about fire and the job of a firefighter in this course offered by members of the Indianola Fire Department. Discover how hard it is to escape to safety in the smokehouse fire safety trailer. Learn how to douse flames with a fire extinguisher. Tackle the firefighter obstacle course and model genuine fire gear. Handle the fire hoses and improve your aim with water target practice. We will finish with a fire hose race, trophies, and wacky water fights, so dress to get wet and bring a towel! All students will receive an official IJF Academy t-shirt, plus a certificate upon graduation. 

Location: Indianola Fire Department, 110 N. 1st Street
Date: June 8 & 9, 2023
Time: 9-11:30 a.m.
Registration: Park & Rec

Fire Prevention Open House

Location: Indianola Fire Department, 110 N. 1st Street
Date: October 12, 2023
Time: 5-7 p.m.