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 Chief 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

5/4/2021 12:01:00 PM
Annual Fire Hydrant Testing
The City of Galesburg Water Division in conjunction with the Galesburg Fire Department will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing and testing program...
3/6/2021 12:54:00 PM
Ice Water Rescue
GFD responded to reports of a subject that had fallen through the ice Friday night.​
2/22/2021 3:51:00 PM
GFD Virtual Fundraiser for MDA
Galesburg Firefighters raise over $15,000 through virtual fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association as COVID Threatens Fill the Boot.
2/10/2021 11:01:00 AM
Structure Fire 336 North Henderson Street
Structure fire at 336 North Henderson Street.​
2/5/2021 3:19:00 PM
Keep Fires Burning Safely With Tips From the U.S. Fire Administration
GFD shares some safety tips for you and yours regarding fireplaces.
12/17/2020 11:04:00 AM
Structure Fire - 668 Home Blvd
GFD responded to the report of a structure fire at 668 Home Blvd.
12/3/2020 9:48:00 AM
Structure Fire - 990 McClure Street
GFD responded to a structure fire last night at 990 McClure St.
City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181