Fire Department

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Mission Statement


As emergency responders to fires, medical emergencies and disasters natural or man-made the Indianola Fire Department protects the lives and property of residents and visitors.

The Department promotes public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The delivery of the departments services enhance the life-style of this community and make significant contributions to the safety of Indianola, Iowa.

Responding with Integrity, Serving with Compassion

​9-1-1 System


The 9-1-1 system was designed to provide a universal, easy-to-remember number for people to reach emergency responders from any phone in any location.  For more information on the 911 program and what to do if you have to make the call, click on the links below.

9-1-1 Making The Right Call



9-1-1- When To Make The Call

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