Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Joplin Fire Department. The JFD is well known for a can-do attitude coupled with the latest in training, equipment and some of the best people in the business.

The Joplin Fire Department serves an area of approximately 50 square miles and a daytime population of 240,000. The City is protected by:

• A daily, on-duty strength of 31 members and 7 administrative personnel
• Staffing seven strategically located stations

Firefighters serve the City on:
• 4 engine companies,
• 3 truck companies
• 1 rescue/hazardous materials unit

Currently the Department holds an ISO (Insurance Service Office) rating of 3 which helps ensure some of the lowest rates available for Residential Hazard Insurance.

The purpose of this site is to be both interesting and informative. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome as the Department continues its mission of providing the best service possible to the citizens of Joplin, Missouri.