The Mission of the Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department is to minimize Loss of
Life and Property for the City of Le Mars and other areas covered in
Plymouth County. This would be from Fires, Natural Disasters and other
Life and Property Threatening Situations. Also to assist other Emergency
Agencies when needed.
They perform these services in an efficient manner by maintaining effective Fire Prevention, Emergency Response, Fire Suppression, Education, and Training.
Le Mars Fire-Rescue Service Area:
- Cities: Le Mars, Brunsville and the Village of Seney.
- Townships: Elgin, America, Stanton, Grant, Preston, Johnson, and Washington. Some of these Townships are served in part or full, about 150 sections.
- The City of Le Mars, Iowa is an area of about 10 square miles.
The Fire-Rescue Department has a full time Fire Chief and up to 29 on
Volunteers. Up to 10 non-pay Reserve Volunteers are also authorized. The Fire-Rescue Department has 2 Fire Stations. Education and Training for the firefighters take place on Wednesday nights. The department takes advantage of fire schools that are made available through community colleges and the State Fire Service Training Bureau in Ames, Iowa.
Services to the Community and Area:
The Fire-Rescue Department is involved in many Emergency and Non
events. Some of those services are: Fire-Rescue, Extrication, EMS, Fire Prevention, Education, Storm Duty, Search and Rescue, HazMat, Fire Safety Inspections, Fire Investigations, Assist other Public Safety Agencies, Sports Events, City and Chamber Events and Plymouth County Fair.