City of Freeport, Illinois


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Fire Chief – Scott Miller

Jerry Whitmore

Scott Miller joined the City of Freeport Fire Department December of 2013. Chief Miller was appointed by Mayor James Gitz.

Prior to joining the City of Freeport, Chief Miller completed nearly 28 years with the Elk Grove Village Fire Department in Illinois.

Chief Miller began his Fire Service career as a firefighter/ paramedic ascending through the ranks and was appointed Deputy Fire Chief in 2006.

Chief Miller was a paramedic for 33 years and has earned many fire service certificates including Chief Fire Officer and Fire Officer III through the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Chief Miller holds an Associates degree in Fire Science from William Rainey Harper College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University.

Fire Department Administrative Offices are located at 1650 S. Walnut Avenue, Freeport, IL 61032



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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203