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PFD responded to Athens for mutual aid on a structure fire this afternoon. PFD worked alongside Athens FD, Petersburg Rural FPD, and Sherman FD to extinguish the fire. All crews made a quick stop, and...
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...
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PFD would like to extend a special thank you to Fritz Pfister, Executive Board member from the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight for being in attendance at our meeting last night for the presentation of th...
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PFD would like to welcome Jack Nale, Lauren Harrison & Emma Thomas to the PFD Cadet program! We look forward to training with them and teaching them about the fire service industry.
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Huge thanks to Image Design & Landscaping in Petersburg for their amazing work on our landscaping project!!!!
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Please join us in congratulating one of our own, Firefighter Colton Doerr and his beautiful bride Lauren! A beautiful ceremony was held on Saturday September 24th at the Farmstead in rural Petersburg....
Apparatus
Decontamination Vehicle
Decontamination Vehicle
2010 International 4300
Decontamination Vehicle These specifically outfitted decontamination trucks support local units of government to allow fire departments to provide expedient mass decontamination of victims at the scene of a hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction incident. Twenty-five identical units are deployed throughout Illinois. Each is supplied with materials to process 200 initial victims. Cook County Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) participated in this purchase with three of the 25 units
Engine 1
Engine 1
1999 E-One
Engine 3 was purchased in 2011 used from Floyd's Knobs, Indiana. Engine 3 has a 1000 gallon tank and a 1250 gallon per minute pump. Engine 3 is first out on all structure fires. New equipment was purchased in 2011 to make Engine 3 capable of handling any fire call received.
Engine 2
Engine 2
1992 KME Firefox
Station 1
Station 1
2003 302 E. Taylor Street Petersburg, Illinois 62675
Built in 2003 currently houses our apparatus, kitchen, training room, and storage for all of our equipment.
Tender 1
Tender 1
1994 International Precision 4900
This vehicle is equipped with a 1560 gallon tank. It is mainly used as a second out on grass fires. On grass fire this unit has pump and roll capabilities and has a one hundred and fifty foot booster line. The apparatus is also utilized on structure fires and is equipped with a dump valve.
Truck 1
Truck 1
1990 Pierce 100 FT. Platform
Truck 1 was purchased in 2012 from Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus in Huntsville, Alabama.
Truck 2
Truck 2
1999 International 4700
Purchased in 2007 from a used truck lot in Southern Illinois. Truck 3 is utilized for firefighter and equipment transport. Also used as a cascade unit. Truck 3 is equipped with a 6000 pound compressor to fill our air bottles used at various emergency scenes. Truck 3 is also utilized when extra cribbing and manpower is needed.
Truck 4 (Retired Apparatus)
Truck 4 (Retired Apparatus)
1978 American LaFrance 90' Aerial
This unit was purchased from the Pekin Illinois Fire Department used. Petersburg Fire utilized this appartus on major structure fires and mutual aid calls. This unit was retired in 2012.
Utility 1
Utility 1
2012 Polaris UTV 6X6
2012 Polaris UTV 6X6 obtained through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources rural fire department grants. The grants was a 50% matching grants. Petersburg Fire received $9500 dollars from the State of Illinois and the city of Petersburg provided the other matching 50%. The UTV comes standard from Polaris with a Firelite Deluxe Skid Unit FDH-11 with 70 gallon tank and 100' 3/4" hose. The pump unit also comes standard with a medical bed on board as well. Which can be utilized to access patients in rural areas. The UTV was purchased through Fire Safety USA in Rochester, Minnesota.
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