PFD was paged for automatic aid to Athens Fire Department for an attached garage fire in Cantrall. All residents were accounted for and no injuries were reported.
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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...
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PFD was in attendance in Oakford today for this morning’s parade. Truck 1 and members of PFD participated in the parade celebrating Oakford. Thanks for having us!
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Join us in congratulating Firefighter Crystal Honkala as she was presented last night with her black helmet for completing all classes and testing for Mod A,B & C, of the Basic Operations Firefigh...
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This weekend members of PFD attended the 98th Annual IFSI Fire College in Champaign at the U of I. Classes included Residential Search Tactics, SCBA Survival, Single Family Dwelling Fires & Coordi...
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Congratulations to Jordan Nicolls, our latest member to complete all of the requirements to become an EMT-B. Great work brother, we are all proud of your accomplishments!!
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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 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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PFD was in attendance in Oakford today for this morning’s parade. Truck 1 and members of PFD participated in the parade celebrating Oakford. Thanks for having us!
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Join us in congratulating Firefighter Crystal Honkala as she was presented last night with her black helmet for completing all classes and testing for Mod A,B & C, of the Basic Operations Firefighter course with the State Fire Marshal’s office.
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This weekend members of PFD attended the 98th Annual IFSI Fire College in Champaign at the U of I. Classes included Residential Search Tactics, SCBA Survival, Single Family Dwelling Fires & Coordinated Fire Attack.
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Congratulations to Jordan Nicolls, our latest member to complete all of the requirements to become an EMT-B. Great work brother, we are all proud of your accomplishments!!

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