South Beloit Fire Department staff attends Ropes Operations Class

In early May the South Beloit Fire Department in Cooperation with the Pecatonica Fire Protection District held Rope Operations Class. This 40 hour class teaches individuals to the basics of ropes and rescue equipment, mechanical advantage, operating rope rescue...

Swift Water Rescue Team trains for rescues

On March 19, 2016  the City of Beloit Fire Department and the City of South Beloit Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team performed a combined surface water rescue training exercise in the Rock River across from Wooton Park in Beloit. We had all of the motorized...

South Beloit Fire Department hosts Ice Tech Rescue Class

On Saturday February 27th, the South Beloit Fire Department hosted Ice Tech Rescue class. 12 students from South Beloit, Beloit and East Peoria participated. The class goes over surface ice rescue techniques. These firefighters are now better prepared to respond...

Adopt A Fire Hydrant This Winter

The winter months bring a special concern to the South Beloit Fire Department. Winter snowfall, with the plowing of snow, can often hide fire hydrants under a large amount of snow making them impossible to find quickly. In the event of a fire, firefighters have to...

Fire Department Promotions

Congratulations to our three new South Beloit Fire Department Lieutenants. Promotions for Bob Schultz, Bill Henthorn, and David Palmer were effective on 9/4/15. A badge pinning ceremony was held on September 20, 2015 with family and department members present. Lt....

Firefighters promoted in South Beloit Fire Department

From the Beloit Daily News, August 18, 2015 Two members of the South Beloit Fire Department were promoted in rank during the South Beloit City Council meeting Monday. Gary Brown was promoted to the rank of captain. He has been with the department for 10 years and he...