Becoming a Member

To become a member of the Le Mars Fire and Rescue Department crew, an individual must meet certain requirements. Prospective members must:
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Have an Iowa drivers license with no moving violations in the past 2 years and no Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) convictions
  • Not have a beard or muttonchops
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Pass a physical examination (no heart or lung medications)
  • Pass a physical fitness test
  • Speak the English language
  • Undergo a probationary period (voted on by membership for regulars)