Fire Station Tours for Kids


Kids love fire fighters and fire engines.  What better way to give them a day of fun and education then with a tour of a local fire station.  Here are 3 area fire stations that provide tours for kids:

City of Waukee Fire Station – You may schedule a tour by calling 515-987-4712 or by email.

Urbandale Fire Station – Tours can be given Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Special times can be arranged as well.  Individuals or small groups can call us for a scheduled tour or just stop by the station during regular business hours.  Large groups call to schedule a time.  You may schedule a tour by calling (515) 278-3970 or by email.

West Des Moines Fire Stations – Contact Individual stations for tours.  Station 18 at 5025 Grand (S.50th & Grand), phone number 222-3684, Station 21 at 3421 Ashworth (35th & Ashworth), phone number 222-3421, or Station 22 at 1801 68th (68th & University), phone number 222-3423

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