Fire Stations & Apparatus
Council Bluffs Fire Department Headquarters
Headquarters Fire Station is located at 200 South 4th Street and opened in 1973. Engine 31, Truck 32, Medic 3, and Fire Car 2 respond from this station. The Fire Department Administrative Offices are located at Headquarters.
Engine 31 is a 2015 Toyne Spartan pumper with a 750-gallon water tank. Engine 31 carries a full complement of extrication and rescue tools and 40 gallons of firefighting foam. Quint 32 is a 2000 Pierce 100’ tower ladder with a 300-gallon water tank. Truck 32 carries a full complement of ground ladders and is also equipped for high angle rescues. Medic 3 is a 2015 F450 Osage ambulance. Medic 3 is equipped as an advanced life support transport ambulance. Fire Car 2 is a 2011 Ford F250 pickup used as the command vehicle for the on-duty Assistant Chief. Fire Car 2 has a command and communications platform on a rear slide-out unit. Rescue 30 is a 2007 RVI hazardous materials response apparatus. Rescue 30 carries a full complement of meters, hazmat entry suits, decontamination equipment, and other equipment necessary to mitigate a release of hazardous materials. Rescue 30 carries resource materials on hazardous materials and is equipped with a breathing air fill station to fill breathing apparatus cylinders.
Fire Station 2
Fire Station 2 is located at 30 South 27th Street and opened in 1967. Engine 21, Quint 22, Utility 2, and Medic 2 respond from this station. The firefighters at this station also staff the rescue boat (Rescue 22) on the Missouri River.
Engine 21 is a 2008 Toyne pumper with a 750-gallon water tank. Engine 21 carries 60 gallons of firefighting foam pre-piped to three attack lines. Quint 22 is a 1995 Smeal Spartan chassis with a 105’ aerial ladder and a 500-gallon water tank. Quint 22 is equipped high angle rescues. Utility 2 is a 2012 Ford F-550 4x4 Brush Truck. Utility 2 carries an assortment of tools used to extinguish wildfires. It also has a pump and water tank capable of being used while the vehicle is in motion to help expedite extinguishment. Utility 2 also serves as a Quick Response Vehicle (QRV) for Medical Emergencies. It is utilized to transport personnel to the scene of a medical emergency in replacement of an aerial ladder. Medic 2 is a 2013 F450 Osage ambulance. Medic 2 is equipped as an advanced life support transport ambulance. Rescue 22 is the department’s primary water rescue boat for a response on the Missouri River. Rescue 22 is a 23’ Sea Ark Roustabout equipped with twin 115 hp engines, water rescue equipment, searchlights, and a digital sonar/locator. Rescue 22 also carries a portable pump and fire hose for boat fires on the river.
Fire Station 4
Fire Station 4 is located at 2111 Greenview Road and opened in 2002. Engine 41 responds from this station. Reserve Medic 4 is also housed at Fire Station 4. Engine 41 is a 2008 Toyne pumper with a 750-gallon water tank. Engine 41 carries 60 gallons of firefighting foam pre-piped to three attack lines.
Fire Station 5
Fire Station 5 and the Regional Training Facility are located at 3405 South 11th Street. Station 5 opened in 1973 and the Regional Training Facility opened in 2009. Engine 51 responds from this station along with Rescue 52 and Utility 5. Reserve Medic 5 is also housed at Fire Station 5.
Engine 51 is a 2014 Toyne Pumper with a 750-gallon water tank. Engine 51 also carries 40 gallons of firefighting foam. It has a stainless unfinished body to reduce long term corrosion and ensure maintenance costs are kept to a minimum. Rescue 52 is the department’s primary water rescue boat for Lake Manawa and backup boat for incidents on the Missouri River. Rescue 52 is a 19’ Jon boat equipped with water rescue equipment and a portable pump and fire hose for boat fires. Utility 5 is a 2010 Ford F-550 that is used to transport Rescue 52 or Hover 5. It carries extra fuel and all of the water rescue and ice rescue equipment. Hover 5 is a Hovertrek 6 passenger Rescue Deluxe Hovercraft. It is used for ice rescue and swift water rescue.
Fire Station 6
Fire Station 6 is located at 1000 Oak Street and opened in 1959. Engine 61 and Medic 6 respond from this station. Engine 61 is a 2014 Toyne Pumper with a 750-gallon water tank. Engine 61 also carries 40 gallons of firefighting foam. It has a stainless unfinished body to reduce long term corrosion and ensure maintenance costs are kept to a minimum. Medic 6 is a 2010 MedTec ambulance on a Ford F 450 4 wheel drive chassis. Medic 6 is equipped as an advanced life. Medic 6 supports the transport ambulance and is the department’s first four-wheel-drive ambulance.