The Ankeny Fire Department's Ride-Along Program allows current Fire and EMS students to experience, firsthand, the satisfaction in helping our citizens during an emergency. This program provides a closer look at what firefighting and EMS are and how you can pursue this as a career.
Observers are welcome to schedule either a six or 12-hour shift Monday through Saturday, between 7 am and 7 pm
Must be 16 years or older
Must be a student, enrolled in a fire-related or EMS-related course
Complete the required paperwork
Interview with the Division Chief of Training prior to the scheduled ride time to discuss expectations
Please complete a Ride-Along Request Form (PDF) and a representative from the Fire Department will be in contact to schedule your interview and observation time.