Canton Fire Department
It is the mission of the Canton Fire Department to protect the lives and preserve the property of all citizens of Canton, their guests, and travelers coming through our community. We are a Full-service Fire Department which is dedicated to the safety and well-being of our citizens.
The Fire Department is located at 101 East Spruce Street.
If you have an emergency, please dial 911. For general non-emergency questions call (309)647-0040. Fax: (309)649-9722. The non-emergency line may not be staffed at all times.
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FIRE FIGHTER INITIAL HIRE LIST APPLICATION
The Canton Fire and Police Commission is accepting applications for testing for the Firefighter Initial Hire List to the Canton Fire Department.
Applications for new firefighters can be downloaded here.
Applications can also be picked up in the Mayor’s Office, 2 N. Main Street, M-F from 8am – 5pm. Applications must be filed by Friday, October 21, 2022, and testing will be conducted on Saturday, October 29. Testing will consist of a written exam and an oral interview.
Starting salary is $54,883 plus generous health/dental/vision and time-off benefits.
Direct questions to 309-647-0065.