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PFD assisted with a multi-agency mutual aid call last night in rural Menard County. Great job to all members of the departments on scene! No injuries reported.
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PFD responded to a mutual aid structure fire at Lake Petersburg with Petersburg Rural early this morning. Tallula Fire, Menard EMS and the Menard Co. Rescue Squad also assisted. Occupants of the resid...
PFD was page for mutual aid assistance to a structure fire in Athens. Upon arrival PFD crews assisted Athens with fire attack and overhaul. PFD was released by Athens once the fire was considered unde...
Saturday, March 19th, 2022
PFD was paged for a vehicle fire off of 6th Street in Petersburg. Engine 1 arrived on scene to a box truck that had the engine compartment fully engulfed. Engine 1 crews initiated a quick attack and h...
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Multiple agencies were on scene today at the PORTA High School to create an accident simulation for safety week. The collision involved two vehicles and 8 patients, including one fatality. There was e...
Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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In the event of a wildfire in your area, firefighters may need to reach your home. If firefighters cannot safely access your home, they will find an alternative way to get to you that may take minutes...
Thursday, February 10th, 2022
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Menard County EMS is accepting applications for part-time EMTs and Paramedics! You can call the office at 217-632-7700 or follow the link to apply. https://menardcountyems.godaddysites.com/application
Monday, February 7th, 2022
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We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of our dear friend Larry Graf. Not only was Larry a former member, but he was also a great teacher and mentor. If you knew Larry, you know how special he was...
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Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors:

Hand of Fate Brewing  /   VC Concrete 

Lucky’s on the Square  / Central Illinois Tree Service LLC

Connor’s Corner Pub  /  Parkside Tavern 

Kim Wenda REMAX  /  R&H Service Center

Complete Comfort Heat. & Cooling   /  American Patriot Pyrotechnics

Brown’s Storm Service  /  Hurley Funeral Home 

Corner Café  /  Riverbank Lodge

Ogden Insurance  /  New Salem Firearms 

ACS Home Maintenance  /  The Schoby Family

Blane Real Estate  /  Madonia Skid Steer Services 

Deane’s Garage  /  MTM Firearms

Seaney Farms  /  AEC Fire & Safety 

Petefish Skiles & Co. Bank  /  Honk’s 5th Anniversary

Waterworth’s Liquor Store  /  Alliance Community Bank 

China Ocean  /  Gilmore Allen Insurance

Los Rancheros  /  Hilltop Boarding Kennel of Petersburg 

Petersburg Vet Clinic  /  Paws for Life

Petersburg Plumbing & Exc.  /  Country Financial, Chase Sanert 

New Salem Children’s Center  /  VFW Post 6871

Broadguage  /  West of Wise Winery 

Hickory River BBQ   /   Petersburg Family Dental

Thurber’s  /  CIAG Randy Atwater 

Pat Potter  /  Style’s N’ More

McWhorter Construction  /  Boar’s Nest 

Brown’s Barber Shop  /  B&B Firearms

State Farm Ty Turek  /  Schurmans Autobody   

Sangamon Valley Sign Co.  /  The Mecklenburg Family

Woodrum & Sons  /  A-Team Disposal  

Wankel’s in Petersburg  /  Olivia, Alaina, Ava, Aiden & Autumn

Knowles Auto  /  Impson Electric 

Petersburg Chiropractic  /  Nikles of Petersburg

American Tower  /  Knob Hill Landscaping 

County Market  /  Three Pines Petersburg

Casey’s General Store  /  The Beard Family

Kerrigan’s Automotive   /  Potter Drugs

                      Edward Jones - Brandon Reichart / Fidelis Pest Control

Jake & Valerie Free  /  Todd & Sheri Luft

Brian & Jessica Raridon   /  Rick & Lisa Ishmael

Brandon, Dani & Copey Lavely  /  Adam & Jessica Stock Family

 

"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 17 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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Multiple agencies were on scene today at the PORTA High School to create an accident simulation for safety week. The collision involved two vehicles and 8 patients, including one fatality. There was everything you would expect from an emergency situation along with screaming patients, student actors...
Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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In the event of a wildfire in your area, firefighters may need to reach your home. If firefighters cannot safely access your home, they will find an alternative way to get to you that may take minutes longer-and when fighting a fire, every second counts.
Thursday, February 10th, 2022
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Menard County EMS is accepting applications for part-time EMTs and Paramedics! You can call the office at 217-632-7700 or follow the link to apply. https://menardcountyems.godaddysites.com/application
Monday, February 7th, 2022
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We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of our dear friend Larry Graf. Not only was Larry a former member, but he was also a great teacher and mentor. If you knew Larry, you know how special he was. Our sincere condolences go out to all his family, friends and colleagues.

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