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The Bloomington Fire Department is a fully paid department, and has been since 1868. The department has grown over the years to 102 full-time firefighters. In addition to basic Firefighter II and Firefighter III certifications, department members maintain EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic certifications.

The department also has the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief of Operations, Deputy Chief of Administration, Training Officer, Public Information / Education Officer, 6 on-shift Fire Investigators - who are also full-time firefighters, and 1 Maintenance Coordinator along with 2 clerical support staff who are civilian employees.

The B.F.D. maintains 5 Stations that house Fire Engines, Aerial Fire Apparatus, Paramedic Ambulances, a Paramedic Chase Vehicle, Airport Crash Trucks, a Heavy Rescue, a HazMat Unit, and various Reserve Apparatus.


Station No. 1
(Built in 1973)

"Headquarters Station" - located at 310 N. Lee St.

Phone number - (309) 434-2624
Minimum Manning: 8 firefighters per shift, plus the Shift Commander.


Phone number - (309) 434-2500

Staff Officers, Public Information / Education Officer, Administration Support Staff and the Maintenance Coordinator are also located in this building, lower lever - Oak St. side. Please park in the lower lot off of Jefferson St.

Station 2

Station No. 2
(Built in 1998)
"South East Station" - located at 1911 Hamilton Road.
Phone number - (309) 434-2285
Minimum Manning: 6 firefighters per shift.

Station 3

Station No. 3
(Built in 1975)
"The Northeast Station" - located at 2301 E. Empire St.,

Phone number - (309) 434-2466
Minimum Manning: 5 firefighters per shift.

Station 4

Station No. 4
(Built in 1991)
"The Southwest Station" - Located at 1705 S. Morris Ave.

Phone number - (309) 434-2859
Minimum Manning: 5 firefighters per shift.

Station 6

Station No. 6
(Built in 2009)

"The Airport Station" - Located at 4040 E. Oakland Ave.

Phone Number: (309) 434-2620
Minimum Manning: 4 firefighters per shift.