Fire Department

A Note From Chief Wilson: 

The Highland Fire Department provides education, suppression functions, and emergency medical services to the community. Brian Wilson Dress Uniform - CopyThe city’s all-certified volunteer fire department operated 5 companies from 2 modern firehouses. The 28 dedicated volunteers operate the department’s 3 pumpers and 1 aerial truck. The department has a Class 4 ISO rating, which places Highland in the top 15% in the State of Illinois. The Fire Department offers fire safety i
nspections. If interested, contact Fire Chief, Brian Wilson, to set up an appointment.

How to Become
The Fire Department is looking for part-time City employers and active members. Must be a minimum of 19 years of age. No experience necessary—we will train you. Fire TrucksIf you are interested in applying to the City, please fill out an application form and send to:
1115 Broadway
P.O. Box 218
Highland, IL 62249
Link to application


Contact Information
Phone: 618-654-5901 or 618-654-3827
Fax: 618-882-4321
Address: 1115 Broadway
P.O. Box 218
Highland, IL 62249-0218