Welcome to Moline Fire Department
The Moline Fire Department is made up of three divisions.
- Fire Administration (Training and Fire Prevention)
- Fire Suppression
Steve Regenwether accepted the position of Fire Chief in August of 2022. He is the highest ranking member of the department. Chief Regenwether is responsible for managing the Fire Department while enhancing the quality of service provided to the citizens of Moline and the public. As Fire Chief he is responsible for developing and managing the annual budget, personnel management, and public relations.
Deputy Chief - Suppression
Deputy Chief - EMS
Jerry Sottos was appointed to Training Officer in September of 2022 and leads the training division ensuring that fire personnel receive the proper level of job related education. He coordinates all training including fire operations, EMS, and special operations. Training Officer Sottos serves as a mentor working closely with and monitoring new members of the department while continuing to support and assist current members with furthering their career.
Mitch Cunningham was appointed to Fire Marshal in 2021. He oversees the annual inspection process and educates business and building owners on the importance of complying with the Fire and Life Safety Codes. He is active in promoting and coordinating public education throughout the community. Mitch also reviews building plans for new construction and remodeling projects. Mitch is also leading the "BE ALARMED"program through the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
The mission of the Moline Fire Department is to promote, protect, and improve the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of our community.