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Child Safety Seats
Do you need assistance properly installing a child safety seat in your vehicle?

Citizens' Fire Academy
Would you like to learn more about the Fire Department and participate in a fire academy?

Emergency Preparedness
Cedar Rapids Police and Fire Department employees engage in community outreach programming to share important safety education with the public. A series of monthly, informational messages relating to emergency preparedness is available through the Neighborhood P.A.C.T. program and distributed at Neighborhood Association meetings.

Fire Extinguisher Demonstrations
Does your business want to be instructed on the proper use of a fire extinguisher?

Juvenile Fire Intervention
Is your child involved with fire setting and do you want a resource to help?

Kids' Camp Opportunities
Does your child want to learn about fire and life safety?

Safe Spot
Does your business want to participate in a program that offers a safe spot for kids?

Stop the Bleed Training
Would you like to receive basic training in bleeding control principles so you are able to provide immediate, frontline aid until first responders are able to take over the care of an injured person?  

Urban Deer Hunt
The Fire Department manages the City's urban deer management program.

Do you need help installing or maintaining your smoke alarms?

Firefighters will help install smoke alarms or change batteries in smoke alarms for senior citizens and physically-challenged members of our community. Please contact the Fire Department at 319-286-5218 if you need assistance. 

Scald Prevention

"I never thought tap water could get that hot!"

"I only turned my back for a second."

The Fire Department has partnered with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and St. Florian Fire & Burn Foundation to bring you important scald prevention safety information.

Prevent Scalds Brochure

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