Fire Department


Nozzle Forward coming to Washington FD August 8th & 9th 2016!

Sleep Inn in Washington has reserved rooms for the Nozzle Forward event at a discounted price. Reserve a room by July 18th using discount word “Nozzle Forward” by phone and get a discounted price on your reservation. Call them @ 309-481-0450

Click here to register online.

The goal of the “The Nozzle Forward” is to help craft more efficient Engine Companies by increasing the individuals’ competency with their tools and expanding on the conceptual aspects of the fire environment. This course will integrate the three major components of engine company work; fire behavior, hose management, and fire attack. Read more –>

We’re proud to serve our fine community everyday and when disaster strikes.  Washington Strong!

OUR MISSION: The Washington Fire Department is dedicated to providing the highest level of emergency services to the residents and visitors to our community.

OUR VISION: The Washington Fire Department seeks to be a respected and productive organization in the communities we serve by providing quality service in an efficient manner.

OUR VALUES: The core values of the Washington Fire Department are focused on customer satisfaction, honor, integrity, pride, and professionalism.


In an emergency, call 911 or your local emergency number immediately from any phone. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance.


Open burning in the City of Washington is limited to landscaping waste as stated in the Washington Municipal Code. The open burning of storm debris, construction debris and other waste is not permitted at any time.  Visit Title IX Chapter 93 for complete information.

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