Fire Department

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Tom Simkins, Fire Chief

Phone: 309/345-3756
Fax: 309/343-1340
150 South Broad Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

Fire Department Staff

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.

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News & Announcements

8/27/2014 12:33:00 PM
Reminders on burning
Friendly reminders on burning in Galesburg.​
4/28/2014 3:55:00 PM
Crime Stoppers Offers Reward
Crime Stoppers to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the fire at 472 South Academy Street, Galesburg.
3/17/2014 4:53:00 PM
Free weather spotter course offered 2014
The Knox County Emergency Management Agency and Galesburg/Knox County 9-1-1, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Lincoln, Illinois...
1/10/2014 8:25:00 AM
Don't be a heating fire statistic
Cold weather heating tips.
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