Contact Information
Cedar Rapids Fire Department
713 1st Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52401

Phone: 319-286-5200

Fire Marshal's Office
713 1st Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52401

Phone: 319-286-5166

Department Contacts

Welcome to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department

Firefighters battle a house fireThe 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.

Meet Fire Chief Mark English


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.  


The Fire Department will be hosting an Adult Resource Expo on Wednesday, March 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Central Fire Station.  

Please see the Adult Resource Expo page for detailed information for visitors and vendors (including parking options).

Adult Resource Expo Flyer

Details from Firefighter/Paramedic Julie Popelka about the Adult Resource Expo.

The Fire Department offers monthly safety presentations for older adults and families.  It's a community-based program called "Safety Scoop."  Please join us for interesting topics each month.

Congratulations to the Fire Prevention Poster contest winners from local elementary schools.

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