Fire Department

Service Area
The Johnston Fire Department is proud to serve the City of Johnston as well as areas of unincorporated Polk County and Camp Dodge.

The Johnston Fire Department actively supports mutual aid response to neighboring communities when requested.

We respond to approximately 1,200 calls for service per year in a response area of roughly 19 square miles.
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The Team


The Johnston Fire Department is currently staffed by one career Fire Chief, one career Deputy Chief, 10 career Firefighters and 30 paid-on-call Firefighters.

Johnston Fire Department has two fire stations for increased fire coverage in our growing community. Station 39 is located at 6373 Merle Hay Road and Station 40 is located at 10225 NW 62nd Avenue. Both stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.