The Jacksonville Fire Dept. is a full time career department operating three shift from two stations. Each shift consists of 1 Captain - shift commander, 1 Lieutenant - Officer in charge of Station 2, 3 Driver/Engineers and 4 Hosemen (firefighter).
The Jacksonville Fire Dept. responds to approximately 3000 calls for service per year and provides a all hazard response to the 12 Square miles of Jacksonville and to all of Morgan county through mutual aid agreements. Responses include Fire, Hazmat, EMS (ALS level), Rescue (Technician level) including vertical, confined space, trench and vehicle.