On behalf of the men and women of the Ames Fire Department, welcome to our website!

Our website is designed to be informative and helpful, to allow you to find information relative to our City and department, and to learn more about the work our firefighters perform everyday. On this site you will find our mission statement, be able to browse department statistics, and meet each one of our dedicated members. You can learn about the insurance classification of the Fire Department, find out about some of the services we provide, and even discover what skills and requirements are needed to join the ranks of the Ames Fire Department.

We also have the opportunity for you to provide us feedback about our service delivery. Quality is important to us and we anticipate that this avenue can offer you convenience and provide us with a closer connection to the community we serve and protect. So, if you have difficulty finding the information you need, please don't hesitate to contact me.  I welcome your help in providing the exceptional service, at the best possible price. Thanks for reading!


Rich Higgins, Fire Chief

City of Ames Fire Truck


Job Interest Card

Click the Job Interest Card link above, click "Fire & EMS,"add your personal contact information, then click "submit" in order to be notified when the City is accepting applications. For more details contact the City of Ames Human Resource Department.


Rich Higgins, Fire Chief
1300 Burnett Avenue, Ames, IA  50010

Phone:  515-239-5109   

Fire Station Hours: By appointment
Administration (City Hall) Hours: 7:30 am to 5 pm

Staff Directory
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Station 1 (Headquarters) Station 2  Station 3 

1300 Burnett Avenue
Ames, IA  50010

132 Welch Avenue
Ames, IA  50014
2400 S. Duff Avenue
Ames, IA  50010

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