Welcome to theINDIANAPOLIS FIRE DEPARTMENT
IFD Chief Brian Sanford
Indianapolis is an outstanding community that is recognized as a great place to work and live. Hailed as the 13th largest city in America and home to a diverse population, the city attracts millions of visitors annually. Indianapolis is proud to offer it's citizen's a world class Fire Department. IFD with over 150 years of proud tradition, is made up of men and women with diverse cultural backgrounds, each who have taken the oath to protect and serve the citizen's of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Firefighters work closely with the residents and businesses through fire prevention and safety education programs to make their city as safe as possible. The Indianapolis Fire Department is made up of over 1200 sworn members and a 85 member civilian support team. The IFD fire service district covers 278 square miles of downtown Indianapolis and surrounding areas.
Whether you are looking for information about the history of the fire department, a career with the IFD or are in need of one of our many services, please feel free to peruse our website. We are here to serve you and hope that you will find the answers you need. Indianapolis Firefighters are proud of their service and tradition in serving the City of Indianapolis. Let us know how we can help.
********************************************* Indianapolis Fire Department 150th year History BookOn Sale Now! Purchase the book by calling the toll free number at 1-888-263-4702.
For online ordering, the direct link to purchase the book is:
"The History Of Fighting Fire in Indianapolis"On Sale Now! Nominated for 3 Emmys!http://indyfirefilm.org Indianapolis Firefighters Museumhttp://digitallibrary.imcpl.org/ffm/Additional Pictures of the Indianapolis Fire DepartmentTaken by Tod Parkerhttp://www.phototac.com
IFD Assistant Chief Ernest Malone
The City of Indianapolis Fire Department555 N. New Jersey StreetIndianapolis, Indiana 46204
Headquarters: (317) 327-6041Emergency Dispatch: 911
Special Events or Education Request Form***************(Due to the weather, holidays and interdepartmental scheduling ***No Apparatus, Show and Tell or Safety Trailer requests will be accepted from Oct. 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. *** They will begin again weather permitting, in April.)***Education requests for the Fire and Life Safety Division will still be accepted as will requests for Station Tours. *** Have a tip about an ARSON?callCRIMESTOPPERS at317-262-TIPS/1-800-222-TIPShttp://www.crimetips.org Smoke Detector Application forDeaf and Hearing Impairedhttp://www.in.gov/dhs/3534.htmFill the Bell/Clothe a Childhttp://www.ifdfillthebell.com/ Fire Related LinksAssociated Organizations