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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Truck 1 venting the roof tonight on N. Church Street. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for always being there

Thank You for all you do!

Good job guys!

We’re about 2 hours, and 2 alarms, into this one. Thanks fireworks!! ... See MoreSee Less

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I bet the person shooting them had no permit. Thank you to all firefighters tonight. The fire department and DPD have had their hands full lately with more important calls. They are all doing their best.

Been listening on the scanner and sounds terrible. Thanks for all you do and stay safe and drink plenty of water.

Glad your night wasn’t any worse. Fireworks going off all around my house. God Bless you all DFD. My heroes

They where letting them off in our neighborhood till 3 am! Night 4 of this crap, and finding them in my yard . I was under the impression that you had to have a permit for these , and what happened to disturbing the peace ?

You guys work so hard. Thank you for all you do. Wish everyone was more cautious.

Be careful out there in this heat! Thanks for all you do to protect our community!

Thank you, firefighters for all you do! Stay safe!

This is was my house and my husband's house we bought over 15 years ago our first house together even though we moved away long time ago still it holds memories. So I'm kind of sad....

Stay safe. Maybe they should have allowed a professional show and this wouldn't be so bad

Prayers for our firefighters and any tenants involved. 🙏🏾

Thank you DFD and DPD for your service. Stay safe. You all are in our prayers.

🙏🏼 Safety for all of you Thank You for your service!

Praying for your safety as you fight this fire. Thank you for your service.

Thank you covington, in

Praying for your safety.

I believe it damaged the house next door, displacing someone. With no inspectors to enforce, or confiscate illegal fireworks, or investigate the cause of the fire. This fire was unnecessary.

Hate to be "That Guy" But DPD has not been enforcing the fireworks violations since April so maybe shoot some blame that way too!

Stay safe and thank you

Be safe! 🙏🏻

Be safe.

Stay safe! ❤️

stay safe god bless you all

Be safe

I feel sorry for the fire department tonight. Somebody's driving around town setting dumpsters and garbage cans on fire. It's ridiculous.

There's my friend Bat. Chief Ohl!

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1st Battalion crews working a fire on W. Mound Rd. this afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less

1st Battalion crews working a fire on W. Mound Rd.  this afternoon.

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DFD is the best. Awesome job guys, as always

Prayers that everyone is safe

Hate to see this, especially with the heat & humidity today. 🥵😢

That looks like the house New Life purchased this past year !

DFD is the best!!!!!! I’m only a little bit biased but I don’t care Mchael Smth 😜

Ya'all stay cool!

Amy Crackel maybe when you heard sirens?

Timothy May is that you I see?

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2nd Battalion crews rescued a baby deer from the Water Treatment plant last night. ... See MoreSee Less

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Job Well Done, DFD! 🚒🚒🚒🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 An over abundance of these little critters running around with their momma’s and without her. I about got one on Fulton yesterday. 😌

👏🏻 job well done! Thank you for your service and Happy 4th to all your staff

I called animal control Saturday night and yesterday I noticed a guy chasing it around the inside of the fence. I asked him if he had called for help, he said no but he “might”. 4 hours later this happens.

Great job guys, thanks for saving the baby deer

Was she sent to rehab or released somewhere more appropriate?

Great Job to all...Trent Allen time for a haircut??? 💇‍♂️

Thank you guys great job be safe 🚒🚒❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹💖💖💖💖‼️‼️

I always knew I loved you guys. You’re awesome! How did the poor thing get in there?

Good job DFD! I think I'll pass on that one if it crosses my path!

Great job DFD❤️!!! Thanks for your hard work always!

Good job! Thank you for all you do❤️

Awesome. Thankyou DFD. Job well done.. ❤️❤️

Thank you!! God Bless you guys! ❤️👏🏼

Thank you guys, that was great

Thank you...for all you do...

Thank you for your efforts!!!

Great job guys. Awesome as always

Thank you gentlemen!!!!

What is that stuff the deer is floating around in? Chemicals ?

Way to go!!! ❤️💙❤️💙

You all are the best !

Thank you DFD...❤️

Great job!!!

Thank you, DFD <3

You guys are awesome!

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Crews working a stubborn fire on Irving Drive this morning. Everyone got out safe, and there were no injuries. ... See MoreSee Less

Crews working a stubborn fire on Irving Drive this morning.  Everyone got out safe, and there were no injuries.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Great job DFD God Bless you all.

Were you on this? That is a friend of mines sister.

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