Frequently Asked Questions

What does Marquette Heights Fire Department Charge for showing up for a fire + rescue call?

There is no charge for the Marquette Heights Fire Department to come out to your residence for a call.  Transportation to medical facilities is not provided by Marquette Heights Fire and Rescue and there will be additional charges for medical transport.

How do you become a volunteer firefighter for Marquette Heights Fire Department?

To become a volunteer firefighter you need to fill out an application and return it to City Hall.

Can you open burn in Marquette Heights?

Yard waste fires including leaf burning, limb and grass clippings are allowed provided smoke and odor emissions do not create a nuisance of hazard situation. A yard waste fire is not allowed within twenty feet (’20’) of any structure, including neighboring structures and fifty feet (’50’) of wooded area. A yard waste fire is allowed from sunup and sunset and be completely extinguished thereafter.

When is the annual Easter Egg Hunt?

The Easter Egg Hunt begins on Easter Sunday @ 1:00 PM SHARP at City Hall.

When is the city wide garage sale?

The third Saturday in September from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.