The City of Galena provides fire, rescue and emergency medical services to its residents and visitors through its Volunteer Fire Department.  The Galena Fire Protection District was created in 1830 in order to serve the needs of the community.  The Galena Fire Department was created in 1935.  The Department is a team of well trained professionals that serves the community 24 hours per day.  The Fire Station is located at the corner of Bench and Hill Streets.