About the Department

The Creston Fire Department is a combination fire department. It is staffed with full-time, part-time and volunteer professionals who offer around the clock firefighting and rescue services to the City of Creston and surrounding townships in Union County. Vital services are provided to approximately 10,600 people in 216 square miles in southwest Iowa.


  • Commercial and Rental Inspections
  • Emergency Medical Response
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Response
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Technical Rescue


  • The Creston Fire Department operates out of 1 station with 2 Engines, 1 Quint, 1 quick attack, Grass/EMS response truck, and a Polaris Ranger.
  • The Creston Fire Department Responds to approximately 750 calls for service each year.

Volunteer Firefighters

The Creston Fire Department is always looking for candidates to join our team of volunteer firefighters.  If interested, complete the application below and mail to:

Creston Fire Department
500 N Sumner
Creston, IA 50801

or e-mail completed application to

Application for Volunteer Membership