Fire Division

Cedar Falls Fire Rescue provides fire and rescue services to 29.7 square miles inside the city limits, protecting more than 39,000 citizens and more than a billion dollars in fixed property.

Contracted protection services are also provided for the University of Northern Iowa with a population of more than 13,000 students. Over 4,600 of those students live on campus.

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Additionally, the fire division provides protection services for approximately thirty-six square miles for the Union and Washington Townships.

The total population served by Cedar Falls Fire Rescue is over 42,000.


Cedar Falls Fire Rescue takes pride in being an efficient, well-trained, and equipped organization. 

Fire operations are housed at the Cedar Falls Public Safety Center, located at 4600 South Main Street. The fire station located at 18th and Main Street remains open and staffed.