Fire Department

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Funding & Area Coverage

The Independence Fire Department covers the City of Independence, Washington Township, and Sumner Townships. The department is funded by the City, partnerships with Washington and Sumner Township, and fund-raising events each year.

Types of Calls

The Independence Fire Department answers calls for:
  • Fires
  • Medical 
  • Car Accidents
  • Hazardous materials
  • High angle rescue
  • River rescue
  • Storm and Flood events
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Confined Space
  • Any type of call that requires manpower on short notice