Juvenile Fire Intervention Program

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We offer a regional program to reduce the number of fire injuries and deaths, by providing evaluation, education, and redirection assistance to the children who exhibit fire setting behavior at no cost to the families affected. 

Resources:

JFI Program Informational Brochure
JFI Program Delivery SOG
JFI Program Flow of Information
Oregon's Juvenile Firesetter Screening Tool Information

Reporting System: Youth Firesetting Information Repository & Evaluation System (YFIRS) found online at https://yfires.com/

Juvenile Fire Intervention Program Regional Map

Northeast Region

Northeast Region Coordinator:
Jason Kayser
University of Northern Iowa
319.273.2004
jason.kayser@uni.edu

North Central Region

North Central Region Coordinator:
Greg Nelson
Fort Dodge Fire Department
515.573.2871
gnelson@fortdodgeiowa.org

Northwest Region

Northwest Region Coordinator:
Joe Rodriguez  
601 Douglas St
Sioux City IA  51101
712.279.6146
jrodriguez@sioux-city.org

Southwest Region

Southwest Region Coordinator:
Brent Smith
Cedar Rapids Fire Department
319.286.5200
b.smith@cedar-rapids.org

South Central Region

South Central Region Coordinator:
Mike Whitsell
West Des Moines Fire Department
515.222.3437
mike.whitsell@wdm.iowa.gov

Southeast Region

Southeast Region Coordinator:
Brent Smith
Cedar Rapids Fire Department
319.286.5200
b.smith@cedar-rapids.org