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Huge congratulations goes out to one of our own members, Captain Tyler Britton for graduating from the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center Recruit Class 21-12! Tyler is currently employed at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport- Springfield as a Public Safety Officer. Congratulations Tyler, and good luck in your future career continuing to serve and protect!
Please join us in welcoming our newest member to the PFD family. Jordan Nicolls was unanimously voted on to the department last night by the Petersburg City Council.Jordan married his wife, Alyssa in October 2019 and moved to Petersburg February 2020. Jordan was also on Camp Jackson Fire Department in Centerville IL for a little over a year and has had a passion for firefighting ever since. Jordan has been with Country Financial in Lincoln since November 2020.
The members of PFD celebrated Class Night this evening with the Class of 2021 at PORTA High School. Congratulations to all of the Class of 2021! Presenting these students with these scholarship awards has become just as rewarding to us to give them. Pictured from left to right are: Captain Chris Henderson, Recipient Macy Schnapp, Recipient Olivia Turek, Recipient Sierra Garner & Firefighter Matt Price. Congratulations to you all and best of luck in the future from all of the members at PFD!!...
The members of PFD would like to thank everyone for coming out to Community Night last night. Special thanks to our friends at Hand of Fate Brewing Company for having us out and hosting the event! We would not be able to do what we do without the support of this great community! Also, shout to Dr. Ugs Drugstore Cafe for their support as well!
Please join us in celebrating our members as the new year gets started with our 2020 department awards! Although this year was unconventional, PFD ran a record 313 calls for service.Incentive Awards - Firefighter Kyle Honkala & Firefighter Jeremy SchobyRetirement Recognition - Firefighter Damian Larson & Firefighter Kolbe Huss1,000 Call Club - Chief Pat Rebbe, Deputy Chief Eric Heubner, Captain Chris Henderson, Firefighter Kyle Honkala200+ calls for year - FirefighterKyle Honkala& Pr...
The members of PFD would like to send our sincere thanks to the America’s Farmers Grow Communities Bayer Fund for their most generous donation. We are very grateful to have the opportunity to even be included in this farmer directed donation let alone be selected as a recipient. We are proud to live in a rural community that respects and loves our farmers and the services they provide. Thank you to the Bayer Fund and all our nations farmers!!!
PFD held a multiagency training last night hosted by IFSI and sponsored by Prairieland FS covering LP Gas. This course covered many aspects of working with the product and it’s characteristics as well as how to effectively extinguish and neutralize the hazard. The members of PFD would like to extend our sincere thanks to each and every department that came out to participate and a very special thank you to IFSI, the instructors and to FS! Here are a few photos from a well put together trai...
PFD presented Matt Dewitt with a retirement plaque this evening for his years of service on the department. Matt served as a Firefighter and as a Lieutenant for PFD. PFD would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Matt and his family for their dedication to the community and to the department. Matt served as a member of PFD from 09/25/2012-09/25/2019.
Thanks to everyone who came out last night and supported PORTA Power Special Olympics and the Menard County First Responders at CommUNITY Night!! These kids and staff are amazing and we all had a great time working together. Also thanks for voting PFD the Chilli cookoff champions for the 3rd consecutive year!
PFD recorded 296 calls for service in 2019, it's highest number of calls since 2012 when it recorded 300 calls for service. There were various calls for service in 2019 including but not limited to fires, medical emergencies, rescue/auto extrications and weather related emergencies. Thanks to all the members of PFD for their dedication in 2019. We would also like to thank the various mutual aid agencies that assisted PFD in 2019. Here's to a safe and Happy 2020!
PFD celebrated their 2019 Christmas Party last night at the Riverbank Lodge. Huge thanks to Laura Heubner for an amazing meal! We enjoyed having Kevin Heubner around too! Promotions were presented to Jeremy Schoby for receiving his black helmet, moving up from Probationary to Firefighter and to Josh Kinder for leaving his Firefighter position to become a Lieutenant. Certificates were presented to Lt. Josh Kinder & Probationary FF Colton Doerr for completing EMT-...
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By now you have probably seen the reflective 911 home address signs on many of your neighbor's mailbox posts.
Made of the same tough materials as road signs these home address signs are so reflective in the dark that members of the Petersburg Fire Department don't have to struggle to read your address at night.
If you are interested please contact 911 coordinator John Balster at 217-632-5460 to purchase these signs.
The Petersburg Fire Department is currently accepting applications to join the department. If you are interested and would like to get more information on the department. Please contact our membership officer Chief Pat Rebbe at email@example.com.
We normally add members in pairs but we will accept applications at any time.
Deputy Chief/EMT-B Eric Heubner 22 years
Prob. Firefighter/EMT-B Colton Doerr 3 years
13th Donald Britton
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