IOWA FIRE FIGHTERS MEMORIAL
The Iowa Fire Fighters Memorial, located north of I-80, in Coralville, Iowa, is a forever standing tribute to those that served Iowa’s communities against the rages of fire. The mission of the memorial is to forever honor, celebrate and inspire the spirit, courage and service of Iowa firefighters – past, present and future.
The Fire Service of Iowa
Iowa has 20,000 firefighters organized in 871 fire departments. Every year these men and women serve 3 million Iowans in more than 40,000 emergency calls. This memorial park exemplifies Iowa-its pride, family values, community service, and commitment to quality. The site includes the memorial sculpture and wall, eternal flame and a visitor center with restroom facilities. Ample parking and peaceful landscaping complement the tranquil view.
The Memorial & Application
For information on how to submit the name of a deceased firefighter, not killed in the line of duty, visit the Memorial Wall Application Page.
Click here to check out the Memorial Brick Project. Hurry and you can be a part of this special sculpture of brick pavers.
Memorial Web Page
The Iowa Firefighters Memorial also has its own web page. Click here if you would like to link to that site.
When I am called to duty, God wherever flames may rage, give me the strength to save some life whatever be its age. Help me embrace a little child Before it is too late, or save an older person from the horror of that fate. Enable me to be alert and hear the weakest shout, and quickly and efficiently to put the fire out. I want to fill my calling and to give the best in me, to guard my every neighbor and protect their property. And if according to your will I have to lose my life, please bless with your protecting hand my children and my wife.