Dallas County Fire Department

Find Dallas County Missouri 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.


Buffalo Fire Department 215 West Benton Street Buffalo MO 65622 417-345-7800


Buffalo Rural Fire Department Bus 1360 North Hickory Street Buffalo MO 65622 417-345-7843

Long Lane Volunteer Fire Department 1666 Highway 32 Long Lane MO 65590 417-345-2404

Louisburg Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 24 Louisburg MO 65685

Southern Dallas County Fire Protection District 322 Red Top Road Buffalo MO 65622 417-345-6060

Tunas Volunteer Fire Department 29 State Road East Tunas MO 65764 417-993-2111

Urbana Rural Fire Department 508 Oak Street Urbana MO 65767 417-993-4643

Windyville Volunteer Fire Department 346 West Benton Street Buffalo MO 65622 417-345-7572

About Dallas County Fire Departments

Dallas County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Dallas County, MO community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Dallas 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:
  • Dallas County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Dallas County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Dallas County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Dallas County

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Dallas County, MO

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Dallas County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Dallas 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.

Dallas County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Dallas County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Dallas County and Missouri 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 Dallas County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Dallas County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.