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About Our Department


To protect the residents and visitors of the City of Mt. Vernon from fire and emergencies, both natural and man-made, employing nationally recognized best practices and methods. 


ISO Rating: 3 
Fire Stations: 3
Full time Firefighters: 25 
Administrative Staff: 5 
Response Vehicles: 
Advanced Life Support First Response Agency 
Hazardous Materials Response Team 
MABAS Division 47 

Contact Information

Fire Administration
714 S 42nd Street
Mt. Vernon, IL 68264

Phone: (618) 242 - 6880
Fax: (618) 242 - 6862

Emergency Phone: 911

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kevin Sargent
Fire Chief

Chris Yenne
Assistant Fire Chief

Emergency Response:
24 hours a day
7 days a week
365 days a year

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