Fire Department


With unique skills and training, The Galesburg Fire Department proudly provides professional and compassionate emergency medical and fire suppression services to our citizens with quick thinking, intelligence and dependability.



Contact Fire Department Staff
TDD: 911
Non-Emergency:  309.345.3756 (This phone is NOT manned 24 hours. If after hours or on weekends, please call 309.343.4181.)
F: 309.343.1340
Testing Fire Alarms? Call 309.342.8118 to notify dispatch before and after testing.
Need a Fire Report?  Please complete the FOIA Request form found on the City Clerk's page.
Fire Prevention
Fire Marshal Randy Hovind
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Central Fire Station  
150 South Broad Street
P: 309.345.3756
Brooks Street Fire Station
1575 East Brooks Street
P: 309.345.3720
Fremont Fire Station
1455 West Fremont Street
P: 309.345.3730
Hawthorne Centre Regional Training Site
2233 Veterans Drive
P: 309.345.3791


Randy Hovind

Chief Hovind
P: 309.345.3756
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News & Announcements

11/19/2019 8:26:00 AM
Galesburg Fire Chief Sworn in on Friday
Randy Hovind will be sworn in as the City of Galesburg Fire Chief on Friday, November 22, 2019. The event is open to the public and will be held at 10:00...
11/14/2019 9:22:00 AM
Galesburg Fire Chief Announced
Fire Marshall Randy Hovind has been selected to serve as the next Fire Chief for the City of Galesburg. Hovind takes the helm as leader of the Fire Department...
FEMA in Knox County
Preliminary Damage Assessments will be conducted by FEMA representatives.
7/3/2019 3:06:00 PM
REMINDER on Kidde fire extinguisher recall 2017
Reminder from Kidde United Technologies about their fire extinguisher recall from 2017.
City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181