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Ensure the Fire Department gets copies of my business' Tier II reports?

You can submit electronic copies of Tier II reports here.

Sign up for Story County Iowa Alerts emergency notifications?

Click here.

Contact the Fire Inspector?

Click here.

Get rid of my old or discharged fire extinguisher?

The following locations may accept used and discharged fire extinguishers: Hokel Machine and the City of Ames Resource Recovery.

Schedule a tour of the fire station?

Ames Firefighters are more than happy to show you around any of our three fire stations.  We just ask that, if possible, you call ahead to the appropriate station and we would be happy to schedule your group. Please call 515-239-5109 to schedule a tour.

Schedule a ride along?

Interested in riding along with the Ames Fire Department, please click here for details.  Please contact the on-duty Shift Commander at 515-239-5415 to schedule your next ride along.

Schedule fire extinguisher training for a citizen or corporate group?

The Ames Fire Department provides fire extinguisher training to service groups, companies, and other organizations.  Call Station #1 at 515-239-5415, and the on-duty Shift Commander would be happy to schedule a training session with our firefighters.

Schedule a fire truck or firefighters at my function (i.e. block party)?

Please call 515-239-5415, and the on-duty Shift Commander would be happy to check the Fire Department's schedule.

Obtain a secure key box?

Visit the Knox Box website to purchase a box.  Once installed you can contact the Fire Department to install your keys and any information you feel is relevant. 

Locate a fire hydrant?

Click here for a map of all the fire hydrants in Ames.  During the winter months, this interactive map will allow you to follow along as firefighters check every fire hydrant in Ames to make sure they are accessible following a major snow event. You can help by making sure firefighters have access to the fire hydrant nearest your home or business.