Waterloo Fire Rescue

Waterloo Fire Rescue
Waterloo Fire Rescue is an emergency services department in northeast Iowa. Established on July 11th, 1904 as a professional organization of firefighters, the department continues to strive toward creating a safety conscious community in Waterloo. The department provides its citizens an advanced life support (ALS) ambulance service, performs fire suppression and rescue operations, conducts emergency management, and offers other special services including hazardous materials mitigation and technical rescue. Waterloo Fire Rescue serves a resident population of roughly 70,000 people over an area of over 80 square miles. With about 100 personnel, the department staffs six stations within city limits and uses three battalions.

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Annual Report
CaptureWaterloo Fire Rescue (WFR) has been serving the City of Waterloo since the 1800's but became a recognized department in 1904. What did they do in 2022? Check out their 2022 Annual Report by clicking here


(319) 291-4460

STATION 1 (Headquarters), 425 E 3RD ST, Waterloo, IA 50703

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