Fire Stations & Apparatus
Council Bluffs Fire Department Headquarters
Headquarters Fire Station is located at 200 South 4th Street and opened in 1973. Engine 31, Quint 32, Medic 3, Rescue 30, 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. Quint 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.