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Mission Statement

"The Effingham Fire Department mission is to protect life and property from loss, suffering, and damage due to fire, rescue situations, environmental and homeland security emergencies within the community, as safe as possible through public education, code management and incident response."

The Effingham Fire Department at a Glance

  • ISO Rating - 3
  • Two Fire Stations
  • 15 Full-time Firefighters
  • 21 Part-time Firefighters
  • 2 Administrative Staff
  • Fire Chaplain
  • 5 Response Vehicles
  • 4 Staff Vehicles
  • Foam Trailer w/400 gals AFFF foam
  • Haz Mat Response Trailer
  • Part of Region 9 Hazardous Materials Response Team
  • MABAS Division 54 Member

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News Release

 Smoke detector install

Smoke Detector Program will be held on:

 July 10, 11, 12  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 7, 8, 9 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Firefighters will be out in "designated" neighborhoods to inspect and install smoke detectors in single family homes.