Fire Department

The Waukon Pioneer Fire Department provides emergency response, fire prevention and safety training, and public education. The Department is a non-patient transport department providing Basic Life Support.

The volunteer department is equipped with two pumpers, two tankers, a quick attack truck, one heavy rescue unit (one rescue utv) and two brush trucks to service the community's needs.

The fire department began in 1894 and has 35 active volunteer firemen. The department hosts an annual firemen's ball the Wednesday before Thanksgiving with all proceeds used for new equipment.
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Mailing Address:

Waukon Fire Department

565 11th Ave. SW; P.O. Box 429

Waukon, Iowa 52172


Dave Martin, Chief

Paul Mathis, Assistant Chief

Bill Hennessy, Second Assistant Chief

Tyler O'Neill, Fire Marshal

For more information on the Waukon Pioneer Fire Department contact Dave Martin at 563.568.9977. Dial 911 for Emergency.