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

East Dubuque Fire Department SCBA Upgrade Project Complete



East Dubuque Fire Department Receives $35,000 From East Dubuque Chemical Plant

The fire department received the donation to purchase a power cot lift for our ambulance, a thermal imaging camera, two shipping containers for our training site, along with the ability to upgrade props at the training facility.  Thank you for supporting the community!!!

Ladder and Forcible Entry Drills at the Training Site

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

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

EDFD Responds to Two Structure Fires within a Week

​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. 

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.

East Dubuque

The East Dubuque Fire Department is looking for men and women interested in joining our team of professionals.  We are looking for individuals interested in helping out their community as a Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic, or part of our Fire Corp Program.  For more information click the link below.


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