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The Cedar Rapids Fire Department has opportunities for you to keep your family safe. There is also a chance for you and your family to participate in Fire Department programs.

Arson Hotline
Arson prevention tips and ways to help your community.

Cooking Safety
Most fires start in the kitchen - learn some cooking safety tips.

Electrical Safety
Electrical safety information and tips.

Fireworks
Fireworks information and safety tips.

Holiday Fire Safety
Holiday fire safety information and tips.

Home Fire Escape Plan
Does your family have a plan to escape your home in case of fire?

Older Adult Fire Safety
Older adults are twice as likely to die in a fire. Learn prevention tips.

Recreational Fires
Recreational fire guidelines and safety advice.

Other Fire Safety Topics
Outdoor Cooking Grill Requirements for Apartments and Condominiums

College Fire Safety
Parents:  How fire-safe is your child's off-campus housing?  According to Campus Firewatch, four out of five campus-related fire deaths occur in off-campus housing.  Two common factors in off-campus housing include the lack of fire sprinklers and working smoke alarms.  We've prepared a list of 10 questions that all parents should ask about fire safety in off-campus housing.  Please take a moment to review this life-saving information and learn more about campus fire safety at United States Fire Administration College Fire Safety.

Students:  Take a moment to watch this campus fire safety video.  These tips can save your life as well as the lives of those around you! 

Watch the video:  Campus Fire Safety

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