Established in 1948, The Urbandale Fire Department offers a variety of fire prevention, suppression and emergency medical services for the protection of life and property. The department maintains a work force of several firefighters and officers. The Urbandale Fire Department has a fleet of various apparatus, including engines, ladder and attack trucks, ambulances, cars and sport utility vehicles. The department additionally provides online information about fire safety-related topics. The Urbandale Fire Department also organizes classroom and on-site training session. The department is located in Urbandale, Iowa, and is operated by the City of Urbandale, which also maintains parks and recreation, police and administration departments.