Fire Department and Prevention

The City of Carbondale Fire Department operates out of two stations. Fire Station #1 is located at 600 E. College Street, Carbondale, Illinois (618-457-3298). Fire Station #2, along with administrative offices, is located at 401 North Glenview Drive, Carbondale, Illinois (618-457-3299). The Department is staffed by 31 personnel and is a professional career department. All fire fighters are certified to the Basic Firefighter Level or above by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Contact information is as follows: 

Chief Mike Hertz
Phone: 618-457-3234

All informational calls should be routed to this number

Disaster Preparedness

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Recreational Fire Checklist

Off-Campus Housing Fire Checklist

Emergency Management Division

Fire Investigation Unit and Arson Dog Program

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Household Risk Analysis Checklist

Map Your Neighborhood

Information on Job Postings

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The Carbondale Fire Department is host to one of the first Regional Training Centers in downstate Illinois. A collaboration between the City of Carbondale, the University of Illinois, the Fire Service Institute and the Office of the State Fire Marshall. The Center will serve the career and volunteer fire fighter's professional development well into the twenty-first century. The Center has facilities for simulated burn building evolutions, hi-rise building evolutions, fire apparatus pumping evolutions and classroom environment learning.


Hydrant Flow Reports:
2018 Hydrant Report
2018 Hydrant Summary



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