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About the Department


The Coralville Fire Department is staffed with over 40 volunteers and 5 paid members.


The department provides fire, medical, hazardous materials, and water rescue services for:
  • Coralville
  • North East Lucas Township
  • University of Iowa Research Park
The department also provides proactive prevention services such as fire code enforcement, pre-plan of commercial properties, and fire safety education, as well as local community projects. 

Firefighter Responsibilities

The Fire Department is staffed with and responsible for:
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire prevention and education
  • Fire investigations
  • Fire inspections
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Weather spotting
  • Confined space rescue
  • Water rescue and recovery

Connect with Us

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Contact Us

  1. Orey Schwitzer 

    Fire Chief

    1501 5th St.
    Coralville, IA  52241

    Ph: 319.248.1835
    Fx: 319.248.1892

    Emergency: 911


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Our Mission

The Coralville Fire Department is committed to the preservation and protection of life, property, and environment from the adverse effects of fire, medical, and hazardous conditions. Our mission is accomplished through sustained training, progressive education, code enforcement, and constant diligence to provide the highest level of customer service.

At a Glance

View the Coralville Fire Department annual reports: