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Scott Miller
Fire Chief

Central Fire Station
1650 S. Walnut Avenue
Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815-235-8217
Fax: 815-599-5830

Office Hours:
Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Locations:

Central Fire Station; 1650 S. Walnut Ave.; 815-235-8220

Fire Station #1, 904 S. Park Blvd.;
815-235-8213

Fire Station #2, 507 S Adams;
815-235-8214

For Freedom of Information Requests, please use Central Fire Station address

2013 Year End Report of the City of Freeport

On Monday, January 13, 2014, Mayor James Gitz and department heads presented a report to the City Council summarizing 2013 City accomplishments. A full narrative report is expected in the coming weeks. Click here for a copy of the report presented to the City Council.

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

To provide the Citizens of Freeport with a skilled and professional Fire Department; to save lives and protect property; to lessen the impact of fire, medical emergencies, and catastrophic events. Our mission is achieved through fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical service, hazardous materials response, technical rescue response, public education, and fire investigation.

The Freeport Fire Department currently employs 45 highly trained professionals located in three strategically located fire stations throughout the City of Freeport.
Our personnel are trained and certified as FFII and III, EMT and Paramedics, and Hazardous Materials and Technical Rescue Technicians.

Emergency apparatus includes two pumpers, one aerial, two ambulances, and three passenger vehicles. The Department currently maintains an ISO Public Protection Classification of 3.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following are services provided by the Fire Department:

DID YOU KNOW?

Freeport Firefighters last year responded to 1,181 fire alarms and 3,722 emergency medical calls. This was a 7.97% increase in call volume from 2012. Fire alarms consist of fires in buildings, fires in vehicles, open burning, false alarms, auto extrication, and medical assists. Emergency medical calls vary but may include cardiac emergencies, asthma, diabetic emergencies and traumatic injuries.

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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203