The Town of Yorktown, Indiana

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 Riley and Sons
Ladder 64 operating at Riley & Sons storage fire 10-19-2018; photo courtesy of Cody Brown
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The Yorktown Fire Department has been proudly serving the residents of Yorktown and Mt. Pleasant Township since 1913.  We are an all volunteer department with around 35 members that covers 30 mi.2 and approximately 11,000 residents.  While we started out as a strictly firefighting service, we now provide so much more:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Disaster Mitigation
  • Public Education and Field Trips
  • Building Inspections
  • Fire Investigations
  • Vehicle Accident Rescue
  • Training

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Additionally, we are excited to share that we are one of the very few volunteer fire departments that provides technical rescue services.  These include:

  • Rope Rescue
  • Water Rescue
  • Vehicle /Machinery Extrication
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Trench Collapse Rescue
  • Building Collapse Rescue

Rope Rescue

To learn more about our history, equipment, personnel, book a field trip, or request an inspection, or find other information please visit the tabs on the right.


Call Volume by Month 2019
January 91
February 77
March 80
April 79
May 103
June 81
July 87
August 86
September 87
October 87

9/11/2001 FDNY 343

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David Boone,
Fire Chief
8905 W Smith St
Yorktown, IN 47396
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