The Firehouse is on duty 24/7 during the annual State Fair.
The Missouri State Fair Fire Department provides fire & medical response during the Missouri State Fair. The MSFFD is operated by members of the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri (FFAM). The MSFFD is the only fully operational fire department in the United States that operates for only 11 days a year. The Department is staffed with 75 dedicated volunteers 24 hours per day throughout the State Fair providing fire suppression & advanced life support emergency medical services.