Boone County Fire Department

Find Boone County Iowa fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Boone Fire Department 923 8th Street Boone IA 50036 515-432-3436

Boxholm Volunteer Fire Department 106 West Elm Street Ogden IA 50212 515-846-6481

Madrid Fire Station 304 South Water Street Madrid IA 50156 515-795-3551

Ogden Fire Department 513 West Walnut Street Ogden IA 50212 515-275-4026

Pilot Mound Fire Department PO Box 146 Pilot Mound IA 50223 515-353-4383

About Boone County Fire Departments

Boone County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Boone County, IA community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Boone County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Boone County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Boone County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Boone County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Boone County

Boone County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Iowa are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Boone County. Boone County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Boone County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Boone County, IA

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Boone County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Boone County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Boone County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Boone County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Boone County and Iowa Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Boone County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Boone County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.