Emergency Services


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The entire Baxter area is lucky to have the Baxter Rural Fire and Rescue Department.  This is a group of dedicated volunteers who train, work , and drop everything to help in an emergency.


Rescue Unit  

Squad Leader - Mollie Bottorff

The Baxter Rescue Unit consists of 11 members ready to serve the community when an emergency occurs.  The duties not only consist of going on 911 emergency calls, but members assist the Baxter Fire Department on structure fires, storm watch and community disasters.


Baxter Fire Department

Fire Chief - Brock Hansen

Cell: 515-238-1806



Police Department

Police Chief - John Hicks