Welcome to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department
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.
Expectant or New Parent? Learn the ABC's of Child Passenger Safety Seats through this Webinar conducted through Mercy Medical Center. One of the guests is Police Officer Shannon Stokesberry of the Linn County Safe Kids Coalition, of which the Fire Department is a co-sponsor.