Our Community

Our department provides both Fire and EMS services for the community of Delaware Township, an unincorporated area in Polk County, IA. The township is comprised of approximately 18 square miles and 8,400 residents. This area also includes large sections of I80, I35, and I235 and the East Mixmaster.

Our Department

It is the mission of the Delaware Township Fire Department to deliver in a highly competent, professional manner, a combination of proactive and reactive Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services that will provide the highest possible degree of protection to Delaware Township residents and their property, from the dangers of modern society.

Our Leaders

Andrew Reed

Andrew is a nationally registered Advanced EMT. His fire certifications include Firefighter II, Fire Officer II, Instructor I, Inspector I, & HazMat Operations. He has also obtained multiple FEMA and National Fire Academy certifications.

Jared Murphy
Assistant Chief

Some of his fire certifications include Firefighter II, Fire Officer II, Inspector I, HazMat Operations, Driver Operator-Pumper, Fire Instructor, and many others.  Jared has been working in the fire service for the past 10 years .

Timothy Graham

Monica McClaskey

Eric Tate

Duty. Honor. Community.