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A random collection of historical photographs of personnel, fires and equipment from throughout the years.

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The Cedar Rapids Fire Department's Central Fire Station at 713 1st Avenue SE features a digital indoor kiosk with history about the fire department, Lincoln Highway, buildings that were formerly on the 713 1st Avenue SE site, and Automobile Row.  This was part of a Memorandum of Agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the Central Fire Station Relocation Project following the Flood of 2008.  

The complete Power Point Presentation that is on the display is available for download as PDF file:

Central Fire Station Indoor Kiosk (49.6 MB)

Portions of the Power Point are also available for download:

History of the Fire Department in Cedar Rapids (4.35 MB - Power Point)

History of the New Central Fire Station Site (7.15 MB - Power Point)
(includes History of Automobile Row and Lincoln Highway)

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