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! 

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

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.

Santa visited the firehouse on Saturday November 26.  We had approximately 200 visitors to see Santa!!

Live Fire Training 

Ladder and Forcible Entry Drills at the Training Site

The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to thank Assistant Chief Mike Burds & Lieutenant Nick Williams for spending part of their afternoon recruiting potential members at the University of Dubuque. They handed out 30 applications & had one returned before they left. Also a big thank you goes out to the University of Dubuque for giving the fire department this opportunity.The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to thank Assistant Chief Mike Burds & Lieutenant Nick Williams for spending part of their afternoon recruiting potential members at the University of Dubuque. They handed out 30 applications & had one returned before they left. Also a big thank you goes out to the University of Dubuque for giving the fire department this opportunity.

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 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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​Join Today

The East Dubuque Fire Department is looking for motivated individuals that live in the East Dubuque Area.  We provide all the training to become a Firefighter, EMT, or Both.  Requirements: 18 years of age, High School Diploma/GED, clear criminal history, and a valid driver license.

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