Recent Calls
Sun. Aug 4th 2019
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The South Beloit Fire Department was dispatched for a structure fire on South Bluff Street on August 4th, 2019 at 12:37am. First in units encountered heavy smoke coming from the house. Upon entry, cre...
Sun. Jul 7th 2019
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Shortly before 3 AM on Sunday, July 7th 2019, Quint 2052 and Chief Davenport were called mutual aid to the Town of Beloit for a structure fire. Photos courtesy of George Bower Fire/Rescue Photography.
Fri. Jun 8th 2018
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The South Beloit Fire Department was dispatched for a structure fire on Misty Meadow Lane on June 8th, 2018 at 4:10am. A neighbor passing by spotted the fire, called 911, then knocked on the door to w...
Sun. Jun 3rd 2018
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The South Beloit Fire Department was dispatched for a structure fire at 666 S Bluff St #Lot 307 on June 3rd, 2018 at 3:37am. First arriving units found a fully involved mobile home. Command immediatel...
Tue. May 8th 2018
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The South Beloit Fire Department was dispatched for a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Gardner St and Willowbrook Rd on May 8th, 2018 at 2:07pm. Chief Davenport arrived on scene with the So...
News Headlines
Thu. Feb 4th 2021
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Congrats to FF Ryan Donner on receiving his OSFM Fire Service Instructor II Certification.
Mon. Sep 28th 2020
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Fire at 201 Wheeler Ave Press Release
Wed. Sep 9th 2020
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Last night at the city council meeting Dan Zerfass was sworn in as the next chief of the South Beloit Fire Department. Chief Zerfass has been chief since September 1st, but was finally able to be swor...
Tue. Sep 8th 2020
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Congratulations to Firefighter Austin Edgington on passing his National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Basic exam. We are proud of all your hard work and dedication, working towards your EMT ce...
Wed. Aug 26th 2020
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Most of you know that Chief Michael Davenport will be retiring on Monday, August 31st after 33 years with the South Beloit Fire Department. All of us are sad to see him leave, but wish him an amazing ...
News
Chief Davenport is Retiring
Tue. Jul 7th 2020

Chief Michael Davenport, has served as chief of the South Beloit Fire Department for the last three years, he has announced he will retire at the end of August. Chief Davenport has been with the department for 33 years. He first joined the department in 1987 as a volunteer firefighter at the age of 18. Two years later, he became a full-time firefighter with the department. He served as assistant fire chief for 18 years. He became interim fire chief in June of 2017 when Fire Chief Ken Morse retired after 44 years with the department. Davenport was sworn in as the new chief of the South Beloit Fire Department on Aug. 21, 2017.

Brian Hedrington, who serves as health and public safety commissioner on the city council, will be in charge of a search for a new chief for the fire department.

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