East Dubuque Fire Department becomes a learning partner with Columbia Southern University 

As a learning partner our members and their immediate family are eligible for discounted learning towards earning a college degree! 

East Dubuque Fire Department Receives $5000 from Dubuque Racing Association

The grant will be used to purchase new pagers for Fire & EMS Personnel.

Type your paragraph here.The East Dubuque Fire Department is looking for men and women that want to help out their community. We are looking for people willing to assist in providing emergency response, this can be as an EMT, a Firefighter/EMT, a Firefighter, or in a nonemergency role through our Fire Corp program. Contact us today and see how we can help you help YOUR COMMUNITY!! We can be reached at 815-747-6619, email eastdubuquefd@gmail.com or through the contact us page on our website www.eastdubuquefire.com

Thank you to TNT Iron & Metals for supplying the East Dubuque Fire Department with cars for auto extrication for the EMT Class & also thank you to Bob Sandry from Sandry Fire for coming up and helping us out with our new tools!

The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to thank Lieutenant Nick Williams for designing and building the roll out tray for our command vehicle. Nick spent the last two days working on this project. Your dedication to the department is greatly appreciated!

Congratulations to Firefighters Manny Alvarado & Jeremy Vondal on passing the National Registry EMT P test and also to Assistant Chief Tom Lange and Firefighter Kelley Brady on passing the National Registry EMT B test.

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East Dubuque Fire Department Receives New Ambulance

The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to thank all the personnel that help on the new ambulance project, especially Captain Greg Schuster who did all the leg work & paperwork towards getting the loan through the Fire Marshals Office. We will be taking it to Rockford on Friday for the Illinois Department of Public Health inspection and then it will be in service.

Auto Extrication Training with EMT Class



On February 11 the East Dubuque Fire Department hosted their annual Appreciation Banquet.  This year the fire department honored Dana Carr for all the help and guidance he has provided the fire department throughout the years. 

Preparation for the Dedication of the Training Grounds on October 11, 2015

Ladder and Forcible Entry Drills at the Training Site

East Dubuque Fire Department Raises Money for MDA​

Thank you to Mike Ellen Boge Bigelow, Nick Manders, & Greg Schusteralong with all who donated to our MDA Fill the Boot. With your help we were able to raise $867.75! 


The East Dubuque Fire Department along with Mayor Welp & City Manager Barklow recognized 2 East Dubuque Students for notifying the fire department of a fire in a house by the library on March 23rd. Natalie Laugesen & Elaine Stoeffler were recognized at the East Dubuque City Council Meeting Monday Evening April 3rd.

Live Fire Training