Welcome to the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department!

We are proud to serve Cumberland and the surrounding areas with reliable fire protection.


Fire Chief, Sean South

The duties of the fire chief are to perform a variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing and implementing fire prevention, suppression, and emergency medical services to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire and emergency medical conditions.



Constitution and By-Laws 1956

While looking through some boxes at City Hall, we stumbled upon a small booklet titled “Constitution and By-Laws of the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department of Cumberland, IA -1956-”. Below are the images of this booklet, and a little piece of history from our Volunteer Fire Department


Fire Department Photos