East Dubuque


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! 

​The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to say THANK YOU to the DUBUQUE RACING ASSOCIATION for awarding the fire department a $4,000 grant to purchase new face pieces for our SCBA upgrade project!!


Live Fire Training 


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!

On Wednesday May 16 East Dubuque & Menominee-Dunleith Fire Departments were dispatched at 1710 hours to a report of a structure fire at 339 Sinsinawa Ave.  Upon arrival crews entered the structure and found the fire on the 2nd floor, crews extinguished the fire and returned to service at 1847 hours.

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

East Dubuque Fire Department Receives Grant from the Dubuque Racing Association

Ladder and Forcible Entry Drills at the Training Site

The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Mercedes Imai on completing her probationary period and being sworn into the department. We would also like to congratulate Lt. Nick Williams on his promotion to Captain of the Training Division and Engineer Mollie Varnadore on her promotion to Lieutenant

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 eastdubuquefd@gmail.com or through the contact us page on our website www.eastdubuquefire.com

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


​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.