The mission of the DeKalb Fire Department is to provide the highest level of service to the citizens of DeKalb and those who visit. We strive to continuously seek innovative and effective ways to protect the lives and property of those we serve through suppression, emergency medical services, education, prevention, and training. The DeKalb Fire Department is comprised of two divisions – Administration and Operations.If you should happen to need further information or if you have a comment about our service or a suggestion about how we can better serve the citizens of the City of DeKalb, please feel free to contact me. You may reach me on our non-emergency phone number at 815-748-8460. My staff and I will make sure we do everything we can to give you the answer to your questions or concerns.