14,123

Unit Respones

7,722

EMS Calls

336

Fire Incidents

112

Working Fires

To promote life, safety, and property conservation for the citizens of Decatur, Illinois through compassionate, professional service.

The Decatur Fire Department provides the community with emergency response from fires and medical calls, to technical rescue and hazardous material incidents. The Decatur Fire Department is comprised of 7 fire station protecting roughly 48 square miles. The department has 109 employees that are assigned to the Administrative, Operations, and Fire Prevention divisions. The Operations division is the largest with 99 people divided up between three battalions. Each battalion works 24 hours and then off for 48 hours. Each battalion staffs 6 engine companies, 2 truck companies, and a Battalion Chief vehicle every day. Decatur Fire Department has an Insurance Services Organization (ISO) Class 2 rating.

Shift Schedule

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Congrats to Captain Jeff Foster the new 2nd Battalion Station 1, Captain. ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats to Captain Jeff Foster the new 2nd Battalion Station 1, Captain.

Update, the Decatur Police Department was able to locate the driver of this vehicle. We visually checked locations on this road to make sure the fire truck can be seen by people traveling south on Greenridge, and it is clearly visible. We are looking at signage for the north side of station. Thanks for your support! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Captain Ben Taylor on his retirement today after serving the citizens of Decatur for the last 25 years! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Captain Ben Taylor on his retirement today after serving the citizens of Decatur for the last 25 years!

Short clip from the fire today. Truck 1 working on the roof cutting a ventilation hole. ... See MoreSee Less

1st Battalion crews working a fire this morning at Maple & Sawyer. ... See MoreSee Less

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