City of Mountain Grove Fire Department

Fire Chief Clinton Gibbens

Contact Information

South Side Fire Station (Station 1)

301 S. Morris Ave. Mountain Grove, Mo, 65711

Phone: (417) 926-4445

North Side Fire Station (Station 2)

1705 N. Main St. Mountain Grove, Mo. 65711

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Welcome to the Mountain Grove Fire Department web page. The Mountain Grove Fire Department is a combination department staffed with a full-time Fire Chief, Assistant Chief and three 24-hour firefighters. The other personnel of the department consist of 17 paid-per-call firefighters. The Mountain Grove Fire Department provides various services to the community which consist of fire suppression, emergency medical response, vehicle extrication, and hazmat response at the operations level. The City of Mountain Grove currently has an ISO rating of a 4 inside the City of Mountain Grove and an ISO rating of 6 within 5 miles of the city.

Fire Prevention Training

The Mountain Grove Fire Department provides fire prevention training for businesses at request. These courses provide information to the community on how to prevent fires in the home or at work. This training includes fire safety presentations and fire extinguisher training. We also provide fire prevention education to children in daycares as well as students in elementary. We are proud to offer CPR certification courses for your company or group. Please contact us for prices.

Fire Inspections

We also provide fire inspections for all businesses within the city as well as rental inspections and fire safety inspections for homeowners upon request. Inspections are the foundation of fire safety, and need to become a priority in providing a safer community for you. If you feel like you would like to have an inspection, feel free to reach out to us.

Smoke Detector Program

We have a program that is very important to us. We offer free smoke detectors with installation in low-income situations. We have received donations of smoke detectors from local businesses to provide free of charge smoke detectors for installation. The Mountain Grove Fire Department is continually striving to ensure that every residential home in our coverage area has a working smoke detector. If you need new smoke detectors or simply want your current smoke detectors checked, please contact us to schedule that service.

Community Support

The community support that Mountain Grove Fire receives is phenomenal. Whenever we have a need, all we must do is ask for help and you, the citizens, step up in a large way. No matter the cause, you all show up in force and that assistance is greatly appreciated.

 The Mountain Grove Fire Department operates out of two stations. The other station is located on the north side of town and is currently not staffed.

The apparatus consists of

  • 2001 KME Engine
  • 1995 Spartan Engine
  • 1992 KME Engine
  • 1988 Pierce 75’ Ariel Ladder
  • Two Brush Trucks
  • 1 Tender
  • 2006 Ford F350 Heavy Rescue
  • Two Ford F150 Command vehicles

The Department has the capabilities of general fire suppression, Auto Extrication, Emergency Medical response, Hazmat Capabilities, Fire Investigation, and Fire Service Instruction. The Department covers approximately 256 square miles which includes the City of Mountain Grove and its surrounding areas. MGFD also has mutual aid agreements with surrounding fire departments to provide personnel and resources for larger incidents.

The Fire Chief is responsible for administrative duties within the department along with building inspections and enforcement of building and fire codes. The Assistant Chief is responsible for equipment upkeep and maintenance, as well as supervision of the full-time and paid-per-call staff. The full-time staff are responsible for daily apparatus checks, assisting with station and apparatus maintenance, and responding to emergencies 24 hours a day.

The Department holds training meetings every other Monday, covering various topics over fire and EMS strategies and tactics. If you feel like you would like to volunteer with us, please stop by the station of contact us today for more information.

In closing I would like to thank you once again for visiting our website and feel free to come by and see your fire station and firefighters.

Thank you,

Clinton Gibbens

Fire Chief-Mountain Grove Fire Department