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Keokuk Fire Department

The Keokuk Fire Department is a full service Fire & Rescue Team. The department is comprised of 19 full time members. Each shift has 6 personnel consisting of an Assistant Chief, Lieutenant and 4 Firefighters. The Keokuk Fire Department began its full time status in 1878. The Chief of the department serves as the Administrative Head and is directed by the Mayor of the city.

The members of the Keokuk Fire Department are dedicated to providing a professional and proficient Public Safety Service to the citizens and visitors of the community. The department responds to an average of 1200 calls for service annually.

We are committed to adapting to the changing needs of our business and industry. Fire Safety is paramount in our philosophy. Safety for our community as well as for our staff.

The members of the Keokuk Fire Department are proud to be associated with the following organizations:

Open burning is limited to these dates ONLY:
April 1 - April 30 and October 1 - December 15.
Fire Chief
Gabe Rose
111 S. 13th Street
Keokuk, IA 52632
Telephone: 319-524-5225
Fax: 319-524-6221
Attn: Fire Chief
Keokuk Fire Department
111 S 13th St.
Keokuk, IA 52632
Telephone: 319-524-1642
Fax: 319-524-6221
Attn: Fire Dept.
Keokuk Professional Firefighters
IAFF Local 568
111 S. 13th Street
Keokuk, IA 52632
Telephone: 319-524-1642
Fax: 319-524-6221
Attn: Fire Union