Welcome to Moline Fire Department
The Moline Fire Department is made up of three divisions.
- Fire Administration (Training and Fire Prevention)
- Fire Suppression
Jeff Snyder accepted the position of Fire Chief late December of 2017. He is the highest ranking member of the department. Chief Snyder is responsible for managing the Fire Department while enhancing the quality of service provided to the citizens of Moline and the general public. As Fire Chief he is responsible for developing the annual budget, implementing and writing administrative and fire operation policies and procedures, personnel management, and public relations. He looks forward to serving the citizens of Moline as their Fire Chief.
Andrea Awbrey is the Administrative Secretary for the Moline Fire Department and supports both Fire Administration and Operations. She is certified in Illinois Fire Service Executive Support through the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Andrea assists Chief Snyder with the overall administrative functions of the department.
Jim Versluis leads the training division ensuring that fire personnel receive the proper level of job related education. He coordinates all training including fire operations, EMS, and special operations. Training Officer Versluis serves as a mentor working closely with and monitoring new members of the department while continuing to support and assist current members while furthering their career.
Jerry Spiegel was appointed as Fire Inspector in 2017. He oversees the annual inspection process, educates business and building owners on the importance of complying with the Fire and Life Safety Codes. He is active in promoting and coordinating public education throughout the community. Jerry also reviews building plans for new construction and remodeling projects. Most recently he has been leading the "BE ALARMED" program through the Office of the State Fire Marshal, a program designed to promote fire safety to home owners in Moline.
The mission of the Moline Fire Department is to promote, protect, and improve the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of our community.