Engine Houses & Staffing

Belleville's four engine houses are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Belleville Fire Department consists of 63 Career State Certified Firefighters. The department is divided into 4 battalions of 15 firefighters working a 24 hour on/72 hour off shift. The structure of the department is as follows:

  • 1 Fire Chief 
  • 1 Deputy Fire Chief 
  • 1 Assistant Fire Chief 
  • 4 Battalion Chiefs 
  • 16 Captains 
  • 16 Engineers 
  • 24 Firefighters 
  • 2 Administrative Assistants 


 EMS service is provided by private ambulance companies with Fire Department assistance, as requested.

Engine House #1

In 1995, Engine House #1 was relocated from its downtown location at 14 S. Jackson St. to its current location at 315 Carlyle Ave. Engine House 1 sized.JPG


Engine House #2

In 1985, Engine House #2 was relocated from its location at 30 N. 12th St. to its current location at 2200 W. Washington St.


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Engine House #3

In 1932, Belleville's third engine house was opened in the west end of the city at its current location at 6200 W. Main St. EH312.jpg

Engine House #4

In January of 2009, the Fire Administration offices were relocated to a new complex at 1125 S. Illinois St. which includes a 4th Engine House and an Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Engine House 4

Fire Department Run Districts

View a map showing the Belleville Fire Department Run Districts.