East Dubuque

East Dubuque Fire Department Personnel attend the Illinois Firefighters Conference at the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign and the Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference at the Grand River Center in Dubuque 


The East Dubuque Fire Department would like to congratulate Candidate Firefighters Colbi Culpepper, Curtis DeWulf, Mercedes Angelica Imai, & Dalton Kirk for successfully completing the East Dubuque Fire Department Recruit Academy! Thank you to Mayor Dan Welp, City Manager Geoff Barklow, & Alderman Randy Degenhardt along with members of the Fire Department that participated in the presentation.

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

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!

East Dubuque Firefighters Complete 9 Week Fire Department Academy

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 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

​Members of the East Dubuque Fire Department spent the weekend of October 20-22 at the Illinois Firefighters Conference in Champaign & also at the Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference in Dubuque. Thank you for taking time out of your weekend to learn new skills & serve the community better!!​


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.