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.
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.
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 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...
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.
Huge thanks to Image Design & Landscaping in Petersburg for their amazing work on our landscaping project!!!!
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....
Past Firefighters

We are trying to establish a database of any person who served as a member of the Petersburg Fire Department. If you know someone who served please take time to send an email to petersburgfire@hotmail.com. Please include the firefighters name and dates of service. We would like to dedicate a page to our brother who served before us.

We as a department would like thank the following members for their dedicated years of service. Without your knowledge and drive we would not be the department we are today.

Chief George Rogers 1960-2003
Chief John Balster
Chief Roger Gum
Chief Matthew Heubner
Chief Donald Schroeder
Deputy Chief Jeff Heubner
Assistant Chief William "Bill" Ortgessen 45 Years
Assistant Chief Edward Haynes
Assistant Chief James "Pete" Gillmore 1965-1993
Assistant Chief Kevin Heubner 1983-2012
Assistant Chief John Balster 1975-2011
Assistant Chief Jerry Pettit 1996-?
Lieutenant Paul Brown 2000-2010
William "Bub" Barnett 1973-1992
Doug Barnett 1992-1999
Eric Barnett 2002-2004
Lloyd Buckley Sr. 1964-?
Michael Buckmaster 2005-2011
Marshal Collins
Terry Cutright
Al Daniels 2005-2008
Garry Ethell
Alan Gardner 2009-2010
Timothy Groh 2010-2011
Gary Guernsey
Timothy Gum
Phillip Hansen 
Ben Hollis 2004-2011
Dutch Janssen
Bob Ketchum 1966-1984
Norm Knous 1994-2011
Mike Loeffler
Daniel Martin Jr.
James Miller 
Steve Ozella 
Richard Reynolds
Edward Sargant
Bill Sherren
Robert Sherren
Rudolph Shockey
Dwight Smothers
Harold Steir
Nicholas Vandenbergh 2009-2011
Brian Vogt
Ronald Wesley
William White
Dalton Whitley 2009-2011
Dan Williams
Ken Yocom
Joseph Snodgrass
Mark Vanderwerf
David White Jr.
Jared Williams
Damian Zimmerman
Tim Groh
Matthew Dewitt
Charles Ciesler
Kyle Hopps
Larry Graf
James McMillion
Kaitlyn Coulter
Connor Beckerman
Kolbe Huss
Kobe Wheaton





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