Welcome to the
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.

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If you have an emergency, call 911. If you need the fire department for non-emergency assistance, call Sangamon County Central Dispatch at 217-753-6666. If you have a general question for the RFPD or need to speak with the Chief or Administrative Assistant, please call 217-498-7121 and leave a message. 

Total Call Volume 2021

Fire / EMS Call Breakdown 2021