Decatur Fire Department is now accepting applications. Please visit our Recruitment page for process information or go directly to Governmentjobs.com for application.
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.