Fire Department

The Highland Fire Department provides education, suppression functions and emergency medical services to the community. The City’s all-certified volunteer fire department operates five companies from two modern firehouses. The 48 dedicated volunteers operate the department’s three pumpers and two aerial trucks. Highland residents enjoy the benefits of having a Class 4 ISO rating, which places Highland in the top 15% of the entire State of Illinois.

The Fire Department is happy to offer fire safety inspections. If interested, please e-mail Fire Chief, Brian Wilson to set up an appointment.

The Fire Department is looking for part-time city employers and active members. Must be a minumum of 19 years of age. No experience necessary--we will train you. If 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

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Brian Wilson Fire Chief