The Galena Territory Fire Station
Scales Mound Fire Station 2
611 Territory Drive
Galena IL 61036
Non-emergency #: (815) 777-3160
STATION IS NOT MANNED
Station is only activated for emergency response when dispatched by the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office.
To report an emergency, dial 9-1-1
The Galena Territory Fire Station, officially 'Scales Mound Fire Station 2' and sometimes referred to as 'The Galena Territory Fire Department', is the second station of the Scales Mound Fire Protection District. Firefighters of Station 2 respond to fire, EMS and other emergencies for the majority of the Galena Territory and throughout the western portion of the Scales Mound Fire District coverage area. Station 2 also responds for structural firefighting emergencies throughout the entire Scales Mound Fire Protection District. When requested, Station 2 responds for mutual aid (MABAS) with neighboring fire and EMS agencies.
Fire Engine 912
Engine 912 is equipped with a pump, hose, hard suction, detachable deck gun, ground ladders, air tanks, tools and a 1,000 gallon water tank.
Tanker 922 is a tender equipped with a 2,000 gallon water tank and small pump to support water operations in areas of limited or no fire hydrant access.
Light Rescue 932
Rescue 932 is a light rescue equipped with Emergency Medical Service (EMS) equipment, air tanks, battery-powered rescue tools, hand tools, and ice water rescue equipment.
Brush Truck (Wildland Engine) 942
Brush Truck 942 is a type 6 wildland engine equipped with a 300 gallon water tank, a cab-controlled monitor (externally mounted nozzle), wildland tools, and forestry handlines. 942 can engage uncontrolled fires in fields, greenspace, prairie and forests. The truck can also assist refilling tankers from ponds, lakes, and other reservoirs during structural firefighting operations.
Command/Transport Vehicle 952
Command Vehicle 952 can be used by incident command officers and provide additional assistance during firefighting and emergency operations. 952 is also used to transport firefighters to remote training outside the fire district.
972 is a specialized Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) equipped for rescuing victims on trails or in remote areas and also for wildland firefighting operations; 972 is equipped with forestry handlines, a small pump, and a 60 gallon water tank.