About Us

About Monmouth IAFF Local #1702.



Welcome to our new web site.

demoMonmouth Local 1702 would like to welcome you to our new web site. As we grow, more information will be made available, so please come back and visit us.



demoAs summer weather approaches, please be prepared for the dangers from lightening strikes to flooded basements.  If you see water in your basement that is above electical outlets, do NOT walk in it. In severe weather, seek
appropriate shelter & listen for alerts on the TV or radio.  Have a safe & fun summer!

In Loving Memory:

Never Forget

Assistant Chief Dennis Ray Olson
March 6, 1993


About Us

The Monmouth Firefighters Union Local #1702 welcome you to our web site. The Monmouth Firefighters Union was formed in 1987. Our Organization represents all full-time Firefighters and employed by the City of Monmouth. Our primary objectives are to protect our members' rights, ensure a safe work environment, and foster a cooperative Labor/Management atmosphere.

The Monmouth Fire Department was formed in 1855 making us one of the oldest operating Fire Departments in the State. Currently Monmouth Firefighters operate out of two Stations. We respond to all emergencies with in the City limits of Monmouth including Fire, EMS, Hazmat, and specialized rescue. Our local also responds to fires within a 2 mile radius which falls under our paid protection area.



According to Wikipidea, Monmouth is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,444 at the 2010 census, down from 9,841 in 2000. It is the home of Monmouth College and contains Monmouth Park, Harmon Park, North Park, Warfield Park, West Park, South Park, Garwood Park, Buster White Park and the Citizens Lake & Campground. It is the host of the Prime Beef festival, held annually the week after Labor Day. The festival is kicked off with one of the largest parades in Western Illinois. Monmouth is also known regionally as the "Maple City". It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Monmouth is located at 40°54′42″N 90°38′40″W (40.911531, -90.644579). Monmouth is located in Western Illinois where US Route 34, US Route 67, Illinois Route 164, and now the new Chicago to Kansas City Expressway (Illinois Route 110) intersect. According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 4.23 square miles (11.0 km2), of which 4.21 square miles (10.9 km2) (or 99.53%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.47%) is water.



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