Public Education

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The Marion Fire Department makes great efforts to be an active part of its community by giving citizens the opportunity to learn more about the department, what it does, and the men and women who do it through fun and educational interactions.  


Education as Prevention

The department understands the important role fire safety education plays in reducing risk and loss of life in the City of Marion. The department offers several fire prevention programs for children delivered in the Marion and Linn-Mar School Districts and educational organizations. 

In addition to the department’s educational programs, MFD offers a Citizen's Academy and several community programs.

Station tours are the department’s most popular offering with tours available to groups of all sizes.  You can learn more about individual programs below.