Melbourne, IA

Fire Department

The city, Logan Township and Washington Township are the owners of the Melbourne Volunteer Fire Department.  The volunteer fire department has been part of the history of our town since its very beginning.  From the early days of the “bucket brigade” until the present time, the department has changed and grown with the community.

Phone number is 641-482-2070, however, this phone is for messages only. This is a volunteer department and is not manned at all times. For any emergency, call 911.

Present Members:

Fire Chief Bob Monroe
Assistant Chief David Gibbs
Captain Steve Gibbs
Lieutenant Mark Haskell
Safety Officer Abra Huffaker
Training Officers David Gibbs
Vice President Abra Huffaker
Secretary/Treasurer David Gibbs
Member Dick Monroe
Member Gaege Bracy
Member James Carmichael
Member Lucas Hauser
Member Ben Overman
Member Stone Gibbs


Anyone who is interested in joining our department please contact any fireman or call 641-482-2070 or email  Our department has a junior firefighter program, please contact Fire Chief Bob Monroe.  Monthly meetings are held first Wednesday of the month.