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Fire Department/Ambulance

Fire Department/Ambulance

201 W. Washington St.
East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:
Non-emergency - (309) 698-4700
Emergency - 911

New radio frequency - 151.430

MISSION STATEMENT: The East Peoria Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of life and property by providing reliable, professional service of exceptional quality in fire suppression and rescue, fire prevention, fire investigations, and paramedic emergency medical services. This is based on a foundation of teamwork, integrity, courage, excellence, compassion and discipline. EPFD is committed to constant improvement through innovation and education.

EPFD serves a population of 23,402 residents.

The main office is located in the Central Fire Station at the James Ranney Public Safety Building. The Fire Department consists of 43 members, including the chief, three assistant chiefs, nine lieutenants and 30 firefighters. The department also has two paid-on-call firefighters and an administrative assistant.

 

Fire Chief: William Darin

Assistant Chiefs

 

     

Asst. Chief John Knapp
Fire Marshal

Asst. Chief Rick Ward
Training Officer

Asst. Chief Ryan Beck
(promoted Dec. 12, 2012)
EMS Coordinator

 Fire Department photo and organizational chart
Scroll through the document to see the staff photo and the organizational chart
(Original staff photo by Sievers' Photography, East Peoria, IL)


Total incidents for 2013: 3,439

Calls included:

  • 48 building fires
  • 30 brush or grass fires
  • 145 motor vehicle accidents
  • 35 extrications of victims from vehicles
  • 2,369 transports to the emergency room
  • 34 ambulance intercepts with other agencies
  • 20 vehicle fires

Fire Department designated completely ALS
Residents needing East Peoria firefighters' help are now guaranteed to receive 100 percent paramedic services, a designation unique to Central Illinois. The Peoria Area Emergency Medical Services office and the Illinois Department of Public Health both authorized the EPFD to be designated entirely as an Advanced Life Support department. The EPFD is one of the few fire departments south of Interstate 80 to provide 100 percent fire-based paramedic service.
 


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