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The Independence Fire Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and answers calls ranging from fire, medical, car accidents, haz-mat, carbon monoxide, river rescue, and several other types of calls requiring trained personnel.


All personnel are trained to a "Firefighter 1" standard or above. The men and women of the Independence Fire Department are a very dedicated group of individuals that come together as a team in the event of an emergency. 

Current Staff

Official members of the Independence Fire Department include the following personnel:

  • Part-Time Fire Chief
  • 3 Full-Time Drivers
  • 3 Part-Time Drivers
  • 22 Volunteer Firefighters