Emergency services are provided with average response time to 911 calls, about five minutes by the local rescue squad.  The hospital ambulance is just 10 minutes away with clinic, hospital, nursing home, pharmacy, chiropractor, dentist, and county nursing service all within 10 miles.

The Argyle Fire Department and Rescue Squad has a force of 25 people with three trucks and a Class III ambulance for emergency situations.  This is one of the best equipped small town emergency rescue organizations in northwest Minnesota.  The first responder unit with 13 members plus six certified Emergency Medical Technicians help with urgent medical rescues.