Decatur Fire Department will be accepting applications at the beginning of 2018. Please check in frequently on our Recruitment page or sign up with our Human Resources Department at (217) 424-2805 to be contacted when the next assessment process opens.
Decatur Fire Department Mission Statement
To promote life, safety, and property conservation for the citizens of Decatur, Illinois through compassionate, professional service.
The Decatur Fire Department has a total of seven fire stations located throughout the city. There are six engine companies, two truck companies, a command vehicle, two hazmat response vehicles and two boats. The reserve fleet consists of two engines, and a ladder truck. The seven stations are staffed by 110 firefighters and has a Class 2 ISO Rating. In 2016, the fire department responded to 11,085 calls resulting in 14,336 unit responses in addition to conducting nearly 600 fire safety inspections, presenting countless fire and life safety educational programs, while also carrying out all the tasks needed to maintain a state of readiness.