Kids Section

Birthday Visits

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday, graduation, or another special occasion? The Urbandale Fire Department offers a new celebration package for the residents of Urbandale.

Get your camera ready! We can have our Big Red Firetruck show up at your home, park, or other party location in Urbandale with its flashing lights, real firefighters, and a variety of important safety information for the children. Click Here to Schedule Your Birthday with the Fire Department!

We have lots of information and fun things for you to discover. So join us as we help to keep you stay safe from fires at home, school, and any place you go.


Station Tours

Have you ever wanted to visit the Fire Station? Well you can! The Firefighters are happy to show you around the Fire Station. We will show you many of the tools and equipment that we use when we do our job. The Firefighters take the time to explain many of the things we do on a daily basis around the Fire Station. While touring the station you will learn important safety information that you can share with your parents. You can even climb up in the big red truck and see what it is like to be a real firefighter.

Firefighter in Training Poses With a Firefighter

To tour the Fire Station you can stop by Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. It is better to schedule a tour so have your parents call Fire Marshal Jon Rech at 515-331-6733 to set it up. Note: All tours must be accompanied by an adult. Hope to see you soon!

Daycare Visit

The Urbandale Firefighters can come to your daycare for a visit. We will give you a tour of our truck and teach you about some of the tools and protective clothing we use. We will also share with you important things that can help keep you safe from fires. Have your day care call to set up a visit. To schedule a visit please contact Fire Marshal Jon Rech at 515-331-6733.

Children Gather Around a Fire Truck

Living History Farms Halloween Visits

For the past 9 years The Urbandale Fire Department has worked closely with Living History Farms during the month of October to provide a safe Halloween Activity. Come visit the Firefighters at Living History Farms as we stand committed to safety this Halloween season. Our Firefighters hand out treats to the children while providing the adults with information on "How to have a safe Halloween and upcoming Holiday Season." The farm's visitors also have the opportunity to visit with the Firefighters and see up close the equipment and Fire Trucks we utilize.

Children Check Out a Fire Truck

Fire Safety Coloring Book

Fire Safety Coloring Book

Sparky The Dog - National Fire Protection Association

Sparky the Fire Dog