The Cedar Rapids Fire Department offers firefighting, emergency medical services, and fire prevention to over 120,000 citizens. The fire department has prevention programs, special operations, and hazardous materials teams to meet the growing needs of the community. We strive to make our city a safer place to live, work, and visit.
The mission of the Cedar Rapids Fire Department is to mitigate threats to the health and property of our community through emergency response, quality education and prevention programs.
Working together to make Cedar Rapids a safer community.
Respect: Through demonstration by recognizing honesty, fairness, loyalty, and dignity of others.
Leadership: Leadership is everyone’s responsibility.
Teamwork: A cooperative effort through communication and vision to achieve our common goal.
Service: An excellent, specialized, and progressive benefit.
Fire Department Administrative Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013.
Register today for the CRFD Memorial 5K on May 25th! MORE DETAILS
Did you know that the Fire Department preserved over $36 million in property through fire suppression efforts? Nearly one-fourth of all residential fires are the result of unattending cooking? The most likely time that you would see a Cedar Rapids fire engine responding to an emergency is on a Friday between 6-6:59 PM?
Learn more about all the programs offered by the Fire Department and 2012 statistics by reading the 2012 Cedar Rapids Fire Department Annual Report.
2012 Cedar Rapids Fire Department Recognition Ceremony Award Recipients
Congratulations to the top ten fire prevention poster contest winners! SEE THE WINNING POSTERS
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Scald prevention information is available on the Programs/Community Outreach page. Learn how to prevent scald injuries, especially for high risk groups including children from birth to age 4 and older adults. Also, watch the Public Service Announcement featuring Herky the Hawk!
Every month a member of the Cedar Rapids Fire Department will be featured on MediaCom's News Leaders program. During May, Public Information Officer Greg Buelow discusses the Fire Department's upgrade of all fire stations to paramedic level out-of-hospital emergency care service. WATCH NOW
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Fire, Hazardous Materials, or Rescue Response Survey
Emergency Medical Services Response Survey
Fire Inspection Services Survey
Fire Safety Education/Community Outreach Survey