The City of Garrett Fire Department serves the Citizens of Garrett, Town of Altona, and Keyser Township. The Garrett Fire Department was established in 1879 in Garrett Indiana. The fire department operates with a staff of 32 active volunteers, 3 Engines, 1 Rescue, 1 Tender, and a Grass rig. The fire department responds to approximately 400 calls per year which includes: fires, alarms, field fires, auto accidents, industrial accidents, haz-mat spills, carbon monoxide alarms and other emergency situations. The Garrett Fire Department also assists Dekalb County EMS.