Belknap Volunteer Fire Department in Belknap, Illinois

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Belknap Volunteer Fire Department Details

Address and Phone Number for Belknap Volunteer Fire Department, a Fire Department, at PO Box 147, Belknap IL.

Belknap Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 147
Belknap, Illinois, 62908

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About the Belknap Volunteer Fire Department

The Belknap Volunteer Fire Department, located in Belknap, IL, provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Belknap community. The Fire Department's mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to fires, the Belknap Volunteer Fire Department also responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Belknap fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response services
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Belknap Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Johnson County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Department Information in Belknap

The Belknap Volunteer Fire Department provides information on Belknap fire stations and fire districts. They also provide information on fire safety requirements for residential and business buildings, fire safety testing, and public records on the department's activities. The Fire Department issues annual reports with department information, events, and response numbers.

Emergency Response Services in Belknap, IL

In an emergency situation, 911 routes safety calls to a dispatch agency, which coordinates the Belknap Fire Department response. In Belknap, the responding Fire House depends on the geographic location, the resources needed for the call, or paramedic emergency services. Some Fire Houses in Belknap, for example, have aerial ladders, fire hoses, fire trucks, rescue vehicles, or water pumpers. Multiple Belknap Fire Stations may respond to the same emergency by sending fire engines.

Belknap Fire and Emergency Preparedness Resources

In Belknap, the Fire Department also offers fire and emergency preparedness resources. The Fire Department may offer safety classes, distribute smoke detectors, and run public information campaigns. The educational programs offered by Belknap Volunteer Fire Department include events in Belknap schools to teach children about fire safety and outreach at public events. Belknap residents can also receive fire safety tips and resources on the community's emergency response plan from the Fire Department.

Belknap Fire Code Inspections

The Fire Department conducts fire code inspections for Belknap buildings. The Belknap Fire Marshal enforces the Johnson County and Illinois Fire Code by reviewing plans for new construction or renovations. The Fire Marshal also coordinates with the Belknap building code and building permit offices, and investigates fires to determine their cause.

Contact the Belknap Volunteer Fire Department

You may contact the Belknap Volunteer Fire Department by calling 618-634-9300, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Belknap Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 147, Belknap, Illinois, 62908.