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Central Fire Station
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Location: 1313 Fifth Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
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Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
Contact Phone: (309) 732-2800
Central Fire Station

Built in 1969, Central Fire Station covers northwest Rock Island, including the area south from the Mississippi River to 18th Avenue, east from the Mississippi River to 24th Street, downtown Rock Island, and Longview Park.

The following vehicles are housed at Central Fire Station:

District 31: 2010 Ford Expedition. This is the Battalion Chief’s (BC) vehicle. Each BC is responsible for command of all fire incidents that occur.

Engine 31: 1997 1500 GPM Alexis Engine/55’ Telesqurt. Engine 31 responds to all fire calls in the downtown area and also serves as an advanced life support (ALS) engine when responding to assist on medical calls. Each ALS engine is staffed with at least one paramedic and carries ALS equipment. Other equipment carried on all engines includes general firefighting appliances such as hose and ladders, hand and forcible entry tools, 4 Scott SCBA’s (air packs), a 4-gas monitor, and a thermal imaging camera. Engine 31 also carries water and ice rescue equipment.

Ambulance 31: 2001 Medtec Ambulance. Ambulance 31 serves the area west of 24th Street and north of 31st Avenue, and Southwest Rock Island. Ambulance 31 provides Paramedic level, advanced life support care. Ambulances also operate on fire calls within the City and are staffed with firefighter/paramedics who participate actively in all fire ground operations.

Other Equipment: Central Fire Station also houses the department’s rescue boat, MABAS 43’s technical rescue trailer, a utility vehicle, and a reserve engine and ambulance.

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