Fire Department

The City of Coon Rapids is served by a full-time Fire Department. Three fire stations are staffed by career firefighters 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

The Fire Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical service, hazardous material accident mitigation, automobile extrications, ice rescue, fire prevention, fire inspections and education services.

Fire Chief John Piper

Fire Chief John Piper


The department employs a chief, assistant chief, fire marshal, battalion chiefs, captains, shift fire Inspectors, a 40-hour fire inspector, full-time firefighters and an administrative assistant.

All career firefighters are trained EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians).

Mission Statement

To provide efficient services designed to protect lives and property from the adverse effects of fires, medical emergencies, or exposure to dangerous conditions. We pursue this mission with determination and resolve, with emphasis on dedication, compassion, and constant improvement.