Peoria Fire Chief Ed Olehy Why Peoria Purchased Land For New Fire Station When It Already Owns Land A Block Away By Tim Shelley • Sep 12, 2019 Google Maps Satellite View The Peoria Fire Department is moving forward on plans to construct a new fire station on the city's South Side. New Fire Station Coming to Peoria's South Side By H. Wayne Wilson • Sep 11, 2019 Jeff Smudde / WCBU The City of Peoria should have a new fire station on the city’s South Side a year from now. Peoria Fire Department Developing Policy To Combat Cancer By Tim Shelley • Jul 9, 2019 Peoria Public Radio Peoria Fire Chief Ed Olehy is working to craft policies to cut down on firefighter exposure to carcinogens. Peoria Weighs Fire Department Fees By H.Wayne Wilson • Feb 13, 2019 Peoria Public Radio/Kristin McHugh The Peoria city council will soon decide if the fire department should charge a fee for certain responses. Peoria Evaluates Cost of 2019 Cuts and Fees By H Wayne Wilson • Nov 6, 2018 The City of Peoria could be making personnel cuts to its police and fire departments for the first time in years. Other areas will take cuts too and the city is considering new fees as it faces a $6 to $7-million deficit next year.