1949 E St Rt K

30 years of Dedicated Community Service

Howell County Rural Fire Department
Serving Howell County Missouri since 1982

Emergency Dial 911
West Plains, MO 65775
Non-Emergency Dial 911 Business Office
417-257-1270 417-256-0209

centers for Disease Control
and Prevention

Division logo Fsseal.gif (6684 bytes)

Fire Fighters Association of MO

Our Mission

The Mission of Howell County Rural Fire District #1 is to serve our community in providing Fire and Rescue Services by saving lives and protecting property of the citizens of Howell County. One of our goals is to properly administer all funds we have available to purchase and maintain equipment, provide training and maintain adequate services to our residents. Henceforth, the prevention of fires and other unsafe conditions in the community shall perform inspections as necessary, prevent illegal or unsafe buring, educate the public on fire safety, and carry out any other assigned task that is productive to these goals. Personnel of this department shall further respond to any request for emergency assistance for which they have knowledge and training, or when the objective shall serve the betterment of the community. Said requests for assistance may include, but shall not be limited to: Fires, Explosions, Rescues, Emergency Medical Calls, Hazardous Material Incident!, Service Calls, Lockouts, Unusual Smoke or Odors, and Assistance to Police.

The main goal of Howell County Rural Fire District #1 shall be to maintain professionalism by saving lives and protecting property and achieve it in that order.



Special Thanks

Our latest fundraiser was a huge success. We would like to thank everyone in the community who came to support the important work that this department does. We would also like to extend a special 'Thank You' to the people at Tom Kiley (see their law office here https://www.tomkileylaw.com/ ) for their generous support.