Zolondek Named Acting Cedar Falls Fire Chief
Permanent Replacement Search Continues
The City of Cedar Falls said Captain John Zolondek has been appointed to the position of Acting Fire Chief while a search for a permanent replacement is conducted. City officials said Zolondek, a combat veteran, is a 16-year veteran of the city’s Public Safety Department, and a registered EMT. He previously served as a full-time firefighter with the Winona, Minnesota Fire Department, and holds several State of Iowa Fire Certifications and several police certifications. A search for a permanent replacement for the position remains underway, and is expected to be completed by early June.