115 E Main St
PO Box 802
State Center, IA 50247
Fire Chief Jim Eckhardt**
Asst Fire Chief Jim Vellinga
Asst Fire Chief/EMS Chief Brad Pfantz**
Captain Doug Henze**
Captain Rick Wilkening
Lieutenant Wendell Millizer
Lieutenant Randy Goodwin**
Squad Leader Matt Walton
Squad Leader Tim Butler
EMS Captain Sara McMorran**
The State Center Fire & EMS is committed to the extinguishment of fire, protection of life and property, and providing needed medical services to the people of State Center and surrounding communities.
Our 39 member department consists of 11 EMT’s and 35 firefighters along with 3 retired firefighters. We respond to approximately fifty to sixty fire/accidents calls and 170 EMS calls each year. In addition, we volunteer 4200 hours of training per year. Our EMS is a conditional EMT-B transport squad, providing backup ambulance service to the Marshalltown Area Paramedic Service from Marshalltown, IA.
We are a dedicated group of individuals providing the best service possible to our community. Our membership is limited to a maximum of fifty members. Anyone interested in membership should contact Fire Chief, Jim Eckhardt or EMS Chief, Brad Pfantz at 641-483-2081.
A few facts about our department for the 2012 year through October 5th………
Each year, the State Center Fire & EMS conduct a fund drive to support our many activities throughout the year to purchase firefighting supplies that are not otherwise available for the department. We appreciate the past support in keeping our department one of the best Volunteer Departments in the State of Iowa. We recently took Second Place at the annual Firefighter Competition held in September of 2012.
Members of the State Center Fire & EMS are……..
** Denotes EMT
* Denotes Honorary Member