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

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.

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


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

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.

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 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.

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.

Improvements Continue at the Chief Joseph M. Heim Training Grounds

Thank you to Lieutenant Nick Williams who has spent countless hours out at the training site over the last couple of weeks.  Lieutenant Williams has been able to install the doors, stairs, platform and forcible entry prop on the 2nd floor burn room.  Thank you also goes out to the East Dubuque Greater Events Foundation who made this addition possible!!

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