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Jefferson-Monroe Fire Dept.
PO BOX 246
Swisher, IA 52338

All Men, Women and Students 16+ years and older ready to join in serving their community are welcome to interview with us.

We are looking for

No experience is necessary.

Training and equipment are provided.

Membership Process:

  • Interview with Chief(s)
  • Attend Business Meeting – Group Introductions, Department Voting
    • Business Mtg 1st Thursday of the Month.
      • Apply near the end of the month for shorter waiting periods.
  • 1st year Probationary
    • Attend Scheduled meetings
      • Scheduled meetings are on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month
    • Attend min. 10% of All Calls


  1.  Iowa Firefighters Association Membership
  2. Department paid Fire and EMS certification(s)
  3. 24/7 Weight and Workout Room access for you and 1 guest
  4. Discounts
  5. Tax Credit
  6. Traceable Volunteer Hours
  7. Drive Big Red Trucks (21+)
  8. Valuable Asset to the Community
  9. Fire Family