Welcome to Rochester Fire Protection District

On behalf of the dedicated men and women of the Rochester Fire Protection District, we welcome you to our website.  Whether you are visiting for business or browsing for pleasure, we thank you for taking the opportunity to learn more about our department and the many services we provide.

Mission Statement

The Rochester Fire Protection District exists to meet the needs created by a wide variety of crisis situations that demand a quick, efficient, and professional emergency response.

We strive to provide the highest quality service while maximizing the productivity of our staff and reducing costs whenever possible.  We will do as much as we can within the limitations of our resources to protect lives and property and limit the degree of human suffering when called to emergencies.

It is through our prevention, education, and training efforts that we strive to prevent, prepare for, or otherwise limit the extent of any fire or other emergency.

Interested in becoming a Rochester Fire Protection District Board Trustee?

The Rochester Fire Protection District Board of Trustees is seeking interested persons to fill an upcoming vacancy in its Board of Trustees. The selected candidate will be appointed by the District’s Board of Trustees and must attend regular Board meetings (presently, the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM), special meetings as needed, and attend required Trustee training. The Trustee appointed to fill the vacancy will serve until the first Monday of the month following the month of the next regular election in 2023. Please see attached letter for more information.


Board Meeting


2021 Call Volume

Our station is open for tours (by appointment only) and available for meetings. Anyone interested in using or touring the RFPD Fire Station Number One should contact the District at telephone number 217-498-7121 or send us an e-mail.


Feel free to contact us with your questions and feedback:

Rochester Fire Protection District
700 East Main
Rochester, IL 62563
Phone: 217-498-7121
Fax: 217-498-7119
E-mail: Click here