About Us

Welcome to the Clinton Fire Department home page. Fifty-one full-time dedicated men and women proudly serve the citizens and visitors of Clinton, Iowa. We operate out of three stations strategically located throughout the community to provide rapid response to emergency calls for assistance. Since 2021 the CFD responds to over 4,800 calls per year. For more information please visit our statistics page.

Fire, rescue and emergency medical services are just a few of the many services we provide the community. We also provide a wide variety of non-emergency services that assist us in reducing the loss of life and property. These services include, but are not limited to, fire prevention education, home and business inspections, fire code enforcement, smoke detector installation, and blood pressure screening. We continue to strive to improve our Community Risk Reduction Program.

CFD Credo

Honorable in our conduct - Loyal to our Mission - Trusted by our community

CFD Vision

  • To be dynamic, critical thinkers
  • To remain highly trained and technologically advanced
  • To provide extraordinary customer focused prevention and emergency services always

CFD Core Values


We promote an atmosphere of trust and respect that encourages individual growth, participation, creativity, and acknowledges the achievements of our members


We support an organization built on a foundation of initiative, collaboration, and a commitment to efficiency, consistency, and results; while attaining the goals of the organization

Customer Service

We are dedicated to providing superior customer service

Strategic Management

We plan for change and develop management strategies to meet the challenges of the future

Regional Cooperation

We promote, encourage, and participate in partnerships that provide the Gateway area with the highest level of service