Welcome to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department offers firefighting, emergency medical services, and fire prevention to over 128,000 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.
Check out recent training that firefighters have been conducting, including special operations training.
The Fire Department is pleased to introduce "Fully Involved: Young Women's Fire Academy" to encourage young women between 15 and 19 years of age to explore a career as a firefighter.
Registration begins April 1st for two exciting summer camp opportunities, including the Fire & Life Safety Summer Camp and the Heroes' Safety Camp.