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Welcome to the Clinton Fire Department

Clinton, Illinois



The Clinton Fire Department is a city department which contracts with the Clinton Fire Protection District for rural fire protection, and the Exelon/Clinton Nuclear Power Station for secondary fire protection. Clinton is located in DeWitt County, located in Central Illinois. We are centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis.

We operate out of one station that protects the city of Clinton and 70 square miles of primarily rural area with approximately 10,000 in population. Covered in the rural area are the villages of Lane and DeWitt, the Exelon/Clinton Nuclear Power Station, Weldon Springs State Park, Mascoutin State Park and the majority of Clinton Lake (4900+ acres). We cover portions of US Highway 51, IL Rt. 10 and IL Rt. 54.  

We provide Fire, Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response, Fire Prevention/Safety Education, Basic Life Support - Non Transport EMS, and First Responder - Non Transport EMS Services to all communities we serve.

We provide automatic aid to Kenney, Wapella, and Maroa fire departments. We routinely provide Emergency Medical Services alongside DeWitt County EMS and Heyworth Ambulance. On occasion we will work with Logan County Paramedic Association, Decatur Ambulance and Arrow Ambulance.

Clinton Fire is a combination full-time/paid on call department. Three full-time employees provide 24/7 coverage at the fire station. Clinton Fire is currently setup for 1 Fire Chief, 2 Assistant Fire Chiefs, 2 Captains, 3 Lieutenants, 3 Full-Time Engineers, 17 Firefighters,  1 Probationary Firefighter, 4 Back Up/Reserve Engineers and 2 Junior Firefighters. The Fire Department answers to the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, Dan Ballenger Sr. The department roster can hold up to 42 members.

The three full-time employees are members of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 3069.








News Headlines
Tue. Jun 6th 2017
Clinton Fire Department was asked by the State Fire Marshal's Office to participate in the State of Illinois Fallen Firefighters Memorial May 12, 2017. Near 1,000 firefighters across the state participated. Illinois State Governor Bruce Rauner was one of several that spoke in platform. Clinton F...
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Clinton Fire Department
118 W. Washington Street
Clinton, IL 61727
Non-Emergency: 217-935-3712
Emergency: 911 / 217-935-3196 dispatch
Fax: 217-935-9897
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