Fire Service in Platteville is provided by the Platteville Fire Department, Inc. The Fire Department is a volunteer organization comprised of sixty firefighters. The Chief and three Assistant Chiefs are elected by the membership and ratified by the Platteville Police & Fire Commission. Only one member of the Fire Department, the Fire Inspector is a full-time City employee. If you are interested in volunteering for the Fire Department, please contact the Fire Chief.

Our mission

The Platteville Fire Department is committed to protecting the people and property within our fire district. We will be responsive to the needs of our citizens by providing rapid, professional, humanitarian services essential to the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens we protect.

We will achieve our mission through prevention, education, fire suppression, rescue, and other emergency services.

We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the necessary resources at our command to provide a quality of service deemed excellent by our citizens with “Courage Integrity and Honor.”