Serving Mishawaka since 1904
The Mishawaka Fire Department and its members have been serving Mishawaka since 1904. The primary responsibilities of the Fire Department are fire suppression, fire prevention, fire investigation, emergency medical services, hazardous materials handling, education, water rescue and technical rescue. The department requires a minimum of 29 people, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Mishawaka’s continued healthy growth means more work for all city departments. The general upward trend in the number of Fire Department responses increases every year. Mishawaka firefighters continue to meet the challenge with better training, better facilities and better equipment.
Our personnel are cross-trained as emergency medical technicians with over half being AEMTs or Paramedics. All fire vehicles carry oxygen, first aid equipment and semi-automatic defibrillators for cardiac emergencies.
Resources & Services
Fire Prevention Bureau
In addition to their other duties, Mishawaka firefighters continue intensive fire prevention and fire safety education program. Our goal is to reduce the number of fire-related injuries and losses through proper education.
The City of Mishawaka has strict rules when it comes to fireworks within our community. Before celebrating, please be aware of the regulations all residents MUST follow to enjoy fireworks within city limits.
Mishawaka Fire/EMS utilizes a third-party service to bill for care rendered during the use of our ambulance services. For information on ambulance billing, please contact AccuMed Billing, Inc., 888-330-5405.
“The Fire Department provides an appropriate, safe and professional response to fire, medical and environmental emergencies. The department is dedicated to minimizing the loss of life and property through suppression, rescue, education, code enforcement, investigation and other programs.”