To protect the residents and visitors of the City of Effingham from the adverse effects of fire and natural or man-made emergencies through nationally recognized best practices and methods.
The Effingham Fire Department is a progressive and innovative organization, recognized as an active community partner contributing to a safer and more secure community.
- ISO rating: 2
- Number of fire stations: 2
- Full-time firefighters: 15
- Paid-on-call firefighters: 16
- Administrative staff: 4
- Fire Chaplain
- Response vehicles: 5
- Staff vehicles: 4
- Foam Trailer with 400 gallons of foam
- MABAS Division 54 member