Elkhart Fire Department proudly protects 2095 people living in an area of 43 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.
The Elkhart Fire Department and First Responders have a dedicated membership of 22 and are proud to say we have 99.9 % support of the community we serve. Our FIRST RESPONDERS DO NOT TRANSPORT. Ankeny Fire Department is our main transporter. We hold an annual Hog & Lamb Roast the 4th Saturday in July. WE roast 650 lbs Pork & 150 lbs Lamb. We usually double the population of Elkhart for our Roast. ***All our members are 100 % UNPAID PROFESSIONALS!! Our "PAY" is the THANKS we receive from our Fire District Residents.