201 W. Washington St.
East Peoria, IL 61611
Non-emergency - (309) 698-4700
Emergency - 911
New radio frequency - 151.430
MISSION STATEMENT: The East Peoria Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of life and property by providing reliable, professional service of exceptional quality in fire suppression and rescue, fire prevention, fire investigations, and paramedic emergency medical services. This is based on a foundation of teamwork, integrity, courage, excellence, compassion and discipline. EPFD is committed to constant improvement through innovation and education.
EPFD serves a population of 23,402 residents.
The main office is located in the Central Fire Station at the James Ranney Public Safety Building. The Fire Department consists of 44 members, including the chief, three assistant chiefs, nine lieutenants and 31 firefighters. The department also has an administrative assistant.
Interim Fire Chief: John Knapp
Fire Department photo and organizational chart
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(Original staff photo by Sievers' Photography, East Peoria, IL)
Total incidents for 2014: 3,421
Fire Department designated completely ALS
Residents needing East Peoria firefighters' help are now guaranteed to receive 100 percent paramedic services, a designation unique to Central Illinois. The Peoria Area Emergency Medical Services office and the Illinois Department of Public Health both authorized the EPFD to be designated entirely as an Advanced Life Support department. The EPFD is one of the few fire departments south of Interstate 80 to provide 100 percent fire-based paramedic service.
Ambulance Service HIPPA Privacy Statement
HIPPA privacy statement
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