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

Multiple mutual aid companies assisted the East Dubuque Fire Department with two structure fires within one week of each other in January.

Ladder and Forcible Entry Drills at the Training Site

Live Fire Training 

​The Chief Fire Officer Designation is an internationally-accepted model recognizing professional accomplishments and competence in fire and emergency services and offers fire and emergency services personnel career guidance and planning.  This designation is ​awarded through the Center for Public Safety Excellence.


EDFD Hosts 2nd Annual Light & Fight Tower Burn with IFSI 

The East Dubuque Fire Department hosted the 2nd Annual Light & Fight Tower Burn with instructors from the Illinois Fire Service Institute.  We had a total of 35 Firefighters in attendance from Illinois, Iowa, & Wisconsin.

East Dubuque

The East Dubuque Fire Department is looking for men and women that want to help out their community. We are actively looking for people  who are available during daytime hours during the week 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 or through the contact us page on our website

EDFD Responds to Two Structure Fires within a Week

East Dubuque Fire Chief Receives Chief Fire Officer Designation​ from the Center ​for Public Safety Excellence


​The East Dubuque Fire Department finished the SCBA upgrade project.  This project consisted of installing an upgrade kit, purchasing new cylinders and face pieces. This project extended the life of our SCBA for another 15 years and also included a 10 year warranty. Total cost of the upgrade project was $98,600. 

East Dubuque Fire Department SCBA Upgrade Project Complete

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!