Peoria Fire Chief Ed Olehy

Peoria City Council via YouTube

Peoria Fire Chief Ed Olehy is retiring. 

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The Peoria Fire Department is moving forward on plans to construct a new fire station on the city's South Side.

Jeff Smudde / WCBU

The City of Peoria should have a new fire station on the city’s South Side a year from now. 

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

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

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.