Fire Department


To contact the Services Division, call
(816) 325-7131. 

 Assistant Chief

David Shelley



The Independence Fire Department Services Division is staffed by one Assistant Chief.  This division is responsible for the following:

  • 1) Budget: Assisting Fire Chief in development, planning and management of department funds.
  • 2) Facility: Operation and maintenance of 10 fire stations.
  • 3) Fleet: 17 front line response vehicles, reserve apparatus and staff vehicles; purchasing, maintenance and all certification testing.
  • 4) Equipment and Supplies: Purchasing and maintenance on all operations.
  • 5) Training: Personnel on all new equipment placed in service.



2018 Precision Fire Apparatus

Pumpers 3, 5 and 7



2016 Pierce 100’ Aerial

Truck 1