Piatt County IL Fire Department

Find Piatt County, Illinois fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Cisco Fire Department 325 North Main Street Cisco IL 61830 217-669-2341

Findlay Fire Department 301 South Sangamon Street Bement IL 61813 217-756-8697

Hammond Fire Department 103 3rd Street Hammond IL 61929 217-262-3311

Mid-Piatt Fire Protection District PO Box 231 Monticello IL 61856 217-762-7927

Monticello Fire & Rescue 211 North Hamilton Street Monticello IL 61856 217-762-9953

Northern Piatt County Fire Protection District 1 108 North Washington Street Mansfield IL 61854 217-489-3021

About Piatt County Fire Departments

Piatt County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Piatt County, IL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Piatt County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

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

Piatt County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Illinois are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Piatt County. Piatt County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Piatt County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Piatt County, IL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Piatt County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Piatt County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Piatt County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Piatt County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Piatt County and Illinois Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Piatt County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Piatt County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.