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Clear Lake Fire Department
711 2nd Ave N
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Non-Emergency: 641-357-2613
Emergency: 911
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Proud to serve the citizens of Clear Lake, Iowa

24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year

The Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department is actively recruiting both experienced and inexperienced individuals who wish to serve as a volunteer Firefighter.

This is a very rewarding opportunity for anyone who is dedicated, hardworking, caring and compassionate. Being a volunteer firefighter requires a special person who has it in them to help people during their toughest times and maintain composure. Becoming a volunteer requires demanding training to prepare them for the dangerous situations they may encounter every day. If you think you have it in you keep reading…. CLICK HERE 


News Headlines
Sat. Jan 23rd 2016
On Saturday the CLFD went down to City Beach aerator to practice our Ice Rescue skills. They were able to  practice different skills and techniques on how to get a victim out of the water as quickly and safely as possible.  We were able to use the multiple ice rescue sleds, ropes...
Mon. Jan 18th 2016
The Clear Lake Fire Department would like to thank Mark and Diane Holt, for their generous donation of this New 2016 Polaris Ranger 900 Crew Cab UTV.This Ranger is equipped with a heated cab to allow the crew to stay warm when working on the lake in the winter. It also is equipped with tracks and a ...
Thu. Jan 14th 2016
The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to a reported home fire early this morning at 0015 hours. The Clear Lake Police Department, Clear Lake Fire Department and Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department responded to 1121 North 5th Street in Clear Lake. Upon arrival heavy smoke was billow...
Mon. Nov 30th 2015
Just after 4:40am Clear Lake Dispatch was alerted to smoke showing in a commercial building behind the Kum and Go on Hwy 18 Clear Lake. Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to the 2000 block of 7th Ave N to NTI LTD, a tire and wheel warehouse.Upon arrival officers noted considerable smoke ...
Sat. Oct 24th 2015
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Clear Lake Fire Department Paramedic and Brother Mark E Lewerke.   Mark E. Lewerke, 56, of Garner, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oc...