The City of Springfield Illinois is well protected with a Fire Department equipped with staffing, emergency vehicles, response teams, and pre-incident plans to handle the risks that have been identified within the response area. Springfield Fire Department serves eight different fire protections districts.
Coverage: 115 sq mi
Terrain: Suburban, Interstate
From The Chief
Chief Barry Helmerichs
"When we buy Pierce, we're buying top performance across every category. Foam systems. Electronics. Suspension. Everything works together. Everyone works together. This is our 15th Pierce purchase since 1999, and it won't be our last."
Dave Oldham is the sales representative from Global Emergency Products that worked directly with Springfield on their Arrow XT Pumper. Global is a full line sales and service distributor of fire apparatus and equipment for Illinois and Indiana.