Frequently Asked Questions
Who should I call for a Non-Emergency?
For a non-emergency, please contact our district office at (417) 858-3560.
What is the ISO Classification of the Fire District?
The current ISO Classification of the Fire District is a Class 6.
I’d like to volunteer - what do I need to do?
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Chief Rickard at (417) 858-3560. You can also come by the District Headquarters located on Hwy 39 just north of Shell Knob.
How often should I change my smoke detectors?
The National Fire Protection Association recommends smoke detectors be replaced every 10 years.
Batteries should be replaced every 6 months. We suggest that when you change your clocks for Daylight Savings that you change your smoke detector batteries as well.