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Tue. Oct 16th 2018
PFD responded to a mobile home that was fully engulfed in Petersburg. PFD had mutual aid assistance from Athens Fire, Petersb...
Sat. Oct 6th 2018
PFD responded mutual aid with Athens Fire and Petersburg Rural to a single vehicle accident on Athens Blacktop Road.
Wed. Dec 14th 2016
PFD responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Route 97 mutual aid for Petersburg Rural Fire Department. Menard County Rescue Squad...
Mon. Apr 4th 2016
PFD was paged for a possible structure fire around 12:30 am Monday morning. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke coming from ...
Tue. Oct 20th 2015
PFD was paged for mutual aid assistance for a structure fire in rural Petersburg. Upon arrival heavy flame and smoke was show...
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Sat. Oct 27th 2018
Chief Rebbe, Deputy Chief Heubner and Captain Henderson were on hand to hand out candy to all the little trick or treater'...
Sat. Oct 20th 2018
PFD hosted the 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Party at Roots on October 20th. Thanks to everyone who attended the party, there ...
Wed. Jul 18th 2018
PFD would like to welcome Colton Doerr to the department. Colton comes to our department as a previous member of Kilbourne Fi...
Wed. Mar 7th 2018
The members of PFD would like everyone to join us in welcoming our newest member, Kaitlyn Lehmann. Kaitlyn comes to PFD with ...
Wed. Feb 21st 2018
The members of PFD would like to welcome our newest member, Nick Hummell. Nick is a lifelong resident of Menard County a...
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"Fire prevention is our intention"

The Petersburg Fire Department is committed to provide dependable service in a professional manner while showing compassion for those in need. We will protect lives, property, and the environment through fire suppression, emergency services, rescue, fire prevention, and public education.

Our department is a part time fire department consisting of 19 dedicated members. Our members currently hold various State Fire Marshal certification including Firefighter 2, Firefighter 3, Basic Operations Firefighter, Advance Operations Firefighter, Fire Apparatus Engineer, Fire Service Vehicle Operator, Fire Service Instructor 1, Hazardous Material Awareness, Hazardous Material Operations, Technical Rescue Awareness, Vehicle Machinery Operations, Fire and Arson Investigation I, Fire and Arson Investigation II, Fire and Arson Investigation III and Emergency Medical Technician First Responder, Basic, and Paramedic. Even though our members are highly trained and certified we still depend on mutual aid from other county agencies and MABAS Division 48. Our fire investigation team members are affiliated with the International Association of Arson Investigators. Our department is a good standing member of MABAS Division 48 and the Springfield Area Mobile Intensive Care (SAMIC).

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