Santa in Swisher – Dec 8th 4pm

Come see Santa and the Jefferson Monroe Firefighters as they help Santa find his way to meet all the kids of Swisher!

Parade goes from Jefferson street ending at the Kava house

Schedule of Events:
• Kids Craft @ DanceMor Ballroom

• Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
• Shop Local ‘n Social
• WILOS Cookie Walk @ Library
• Holiday Tree Walk @ DanceMor Ballroom

• Christmas Caroling

• Lighting of the Christmas Tree (Next to City Hall)

• Lighted Christmas Parade on 2nd St.

• Visit Santa Claus @ Kava House

• Live Music w/ Jeff Mattison @ Black Squirrel Tap and Ugly Sweater Contest

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Annual Soup Supper October 13th, 2018 5pm

Annual Soup Supper – October 13th, 2018 5pm-8pm

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Come out and meet the volunteers of JMFD. We have put together some of our favorite soups and chili.

Here’s the opportunity to join us in a meal and see the fire trucks and apparatus we train and deploy daily to support our community.

Free will donation. All proceeds go to supporting JMFD equipment and training needs.

You can also register for our Meat and More raffle for a variety of prizes.



Mild Chili – Hot Chili – White Chicken Chili – Cheesy broccoli Soup

Cheesy potato Soup – Chicken noodle Soup – Cheeseburger Soup – Ham and Bean Soup

Hot Dogs
Bread sticks


EMT Certification Class


WHAT: EMT Certification Course

WHERE: Jefferson-Monroe (Swisher) Fire Department  – Main Entrance Meeting Room – 2559 120th St. NW, Swisher, IA 52338

WHEN: Monday & Wednesdays 1800-2200 (Aug 20- Dec 12)

WHY: EMS is all around us, EMS is a fast paced, trauma filled environment. Learn how to provide basic emergency care to an individual in need & help your community ☺

Register through Kirkwood Community College starting March 30th

Please make sure to register for both sections: EMS-255-JHFMW & EMS-350-JHFMW

*minimum of 10 students to run class

Lead Instructor: Crystal Shramek, RN, NRP, EMT-P, CCP

Questions? Contact Crystal Shramek at or  Brian Rechkemmer at


The current tuition for academic year 2017 is *$160.00 per credit hour. Students will encounter fees other than tuition and textbooks, throughout the course. The required EMS clinical shirt is available at the Kirkwood Bookstore for $35.00. Other course fees for academic year 2017 are as follows:

*FISDAP Registry $20.00 (Purchased at the KCC Bookstore)

*Background Check $45.00 (Paid to Certified Background)

*Immunization Tracking $30.00 (Paid to Certified Background)

*Practical Exam Fees $125.00 (Pay through Continuing Education)

*IDPH Certification Fee $30.00 (Paid to the IDPH with a money order)

*Retest Fees $20.00 (Must be cash)

*NREMT $80.00 (Paid at end of class when registering for NREMT)

*Prices are subject to change

Movie with a Fire Fighter – March 3 – 1pm

March 3rd , 2018  1-3pm  2559 120th St Swisher, Iowa 52338


Fire safety videos with Firefighters!
Bring your kids and join us for a fun filled afternoon of popcorn, juice pouches, and videos!

The Jefferson-Monroe Fire Department would like to invite you and your family for a fun and educational afternoon learning about fire safety, watching animated videos, and interacting with our very own firefighters and EMT’s!

We hope to see you all there!

All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Please park vehicles up top at the station, thank you.

Swisher Fun Days 5k Run and Walk


Swisher Fun Days – – July 28-29th, 2017

The Jefferson Monroe Fire Department can be seen all over this two day event.

Friday evening – Kiddie tractor pull – Ages 4-11 yrs.

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WHEN: Register at 6pm, Pull begins at 7pm

WHERE: 2nd Street in front of Library (72 2nd St, Swisher, IA 52338)

Kids compete by pedaling their tractors as far as they can with age appropriate weights. Free event to participate. Afterwards there are Juice Boxes, Ribbons and Trophies.

Saturday Morning – 5k Run & Walk and Kids fun run –

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WHEN: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 Registration 6:30am-7:15am, 5k 7:30am, Kids Fun Run 8:30am

WHERE: Check in at the American Legion Pavilion, 68 3td St. SE Swisher, IA, 52338
Race Start and Ends behind the stage at the American Legion Pavilion

Cost: Before July 15th $15.00 (add $5.00 for t-shirt)
After July 15th $20.00 (t-shirt not available)

To Register:

Start your Early Saturday morning with the volunteer Fire Fighters and First Responders. They will be running along side you as well as monitoring runner safety and handing out water.


WHEN: 10am

WHERE: 2nd Street

Come enjoy this free event to see some of our trucks in action. Except this time the only thing flying out of our truck is candy.