Tom Simkins, Fire Chief
150 South Broad Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
The Galesburg Fire Department is a group of well-trained caring individuals who have a sense of pride and community spirit. Fire Department staff provides many public safety services to the Galesburg Community. The GFD is more than just a Fire Department.
The primary purpose of the Fire Department is to deliver the services necessary to minimize the loss of life and property threatened by all hazards including fire, medical and rescue emergencies, hazardous material incidents, and disaster situations in the community.
The Galesburg Fire Department will utilize a professional businesslike approach in protecting the citizens, property and environment. We will deliver the highest level of emergency services rapidly and in a humanitarian way, while operating within the policy guidelines set by City Council.