South Beloit Fire Department
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Wed. Nov 29th 2017
Scam Alert regarding solicitations

This is a scam alert from the South Beloit Fire Department It has come to our attention that unauthorized persons are co...

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Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Newly Promoted MPOs

Congratulations to the 6 newly promoted MPOs (Motor Pump Operator): Ryan Donner Nick Jacobs Tyler Lewellen Dave Phillip ...

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Sat. Oct 14th 2017
SBFD at the Schools for Fire Prevention Week

Members of the South Beloit Fire Department were visiting the schools this week (Oct 9th - Oct 13th 2017) for Fire Preve...

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SOUTH BELOIT FIRE DEPARTMENT

"A System Dedicated To Saving Lives"

 

 

 

 

The South Beloit Fire Department responded to a total of 1100 calls for service in 2017.

We want to thank the citizens of the City of South Beloit for all your support in 2017 and continue support in the years to follow.

We also want to thank our neighboring fire departments for coming to our aid when called upon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

 

When winter is at its coldest, you may want to spend most of your time inside. However, it’s important to keep an eye on what’s happening outdoors, too. Wintry weather can create fire safety hazards, such as ice or heavy snowfall that can obstruct fire hydrants. You can help reduce the risk by keeping nearby fire hydrants accessible and clear of ice and snow.

In an emergency, every second matters. Fire hydrants that are blocked, concealed or difficult to access due to snow or ice can impede emergency fire response, say officials in cities accustomed to heavy snowfall.

Fire trucks carry a finite amount of water, so one of responders’ first tasks upon arriving at a fire is to locate a water supply from the nearest hydrant. Hydrants covered in snow can be difficult to locate, and uncovering them can waste valuable time needed during a fire fight. Keeping them clear can mean easier access to water and more time doing what really matters — fighting the fire.

 

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News Headlines
Wed. Nov 29th 2017
This is a scam alert from the South Beloit Fire Department It has come to our attention that unauthorized persons are contacting area residents by phone, stating they are the “Volunteer Firefighter Alliance” and soliciting donations. Please be aware this is a scam. We...
Wed. Oct 18th 2017
Congratulations to the 6 newly promoted MPOs (Motor Pump Operator): Ryan Donner Nick Jacobs Tyler Lewellen Dave Phillip Taylor Ramsey Max Rude
Sat. Oct 14th 2017
Members of the South Beloit Fire Department were visiting the schools this week (Oct 9th - Oct 13th 2017) for Fire Prevention. As always members had a great time with the kids.  
Wed. Oct 4th 2017
Tonight’s training was spent testing future Motor Pump Operators (MPO) on a written test and skills evaluations. These six individuals are: Ryan Donner, Nick Jacobs, Chris Johnston, Tyler Lewellen, David Phillip, and Max Rude. They have spent countless hours training to drive and ope...
Sun. Oct 1st 2017
Congrats to firefighters Tyler Lewellen, Theron Williams, Nick Jacobs, Dave Phillip, Max Rude, and Julia Smith for participating in the Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department's Annual Crunch Time Extrication Symposium.  Crunch Time Chairman Capt. Mike Huffman says, "It was another great an...
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South Beloit Fire Department
429 Gardner St
South Beloit, IL 61080
Non-Emergency: 815-389-3097
Emergency: 911
Fax: 815-389-7975
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