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.
See the top ten fire prevention posters from amongst 2,000 third graders in the Cedar Rapids area. MORE DETAILS
Did you know that the new Central Fire Station will be the first Central Fire Station to achieve LEED Platinum Certification - the benchmark for energy efficiency. Learn more about the new Central Fire Station. MORE DETAILS
The Urban Deer Hunt will be held from September 14, 2013 through January 19, 2014. 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.
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