Marion County (IL)

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Marion County 911

The Marion County 911 System, is supported by 2 PSAP's, Salem PD and Centralia PD which serves a total of 34 Agencies, which include 11 Fire Agencies, 7 EMS Agencies, 13 Law Enforcement Agencies and 3 Emergency Management Agencies. The agencies (including their web site and/or email if available) are:

Fire Agencies

  • Centralia Fire Protection District, Centralia Fire Department, Farina Fire Protection District, Iuka Fire Protection District, Kell Fire Protection District, Kinmunday/Alma Fire Protection District, Odin Fire Protection District, Orchardville Fire Protection District, Patoka Fire Protection District, Salem Fire Protection District, Sandoval Fire District

Law Enforcement Agencies

  • Alma Police Department, Centralia Police Department, Central City Police Department, Illinois State Police, Iuka Police Department, Junction City Police Department, Kinmundy Police Department, Marion County Sheriff's Department, Odin Police Department, Patoka Police Department, Salem Police Department, Sandoval Police Department, Wamac Police Department
  • Centralia Police 154.8 (Also Central City, Wamac)
  • Salem Police 155.190
  • Dispatched by Sheriff on 151.39 (formerly 159.09):
    • Kinmundy, Alma, Iuka, Odin, Sandoval, Patoka, Junction City

Marion County Sheriff's Department

  • WQTQ335 - Police - Mobile Extenders on 159.3975
  • Usually has two deputies on duty. Radio dispatch for many small agencies in the county.
  • Kell, Walnut Hill, Vernon - have no Police (Covered by Sheriff/ISP)

Marion County Sheriff Dispatch on 151.390 for the following Police Departments

  • Alma , Iuka, Junction City, Kinmundy, Odin, Patoka (see Unit IDs for Numbers)

Emergency Management Agencies

  • Centralia Emergency and Disaster Agencies, Marion County Emergency Services Disaster Agency, Salem Department of Emergency Management


Centralia Township Website

Racoon Water Company 160.005 Base/Mobile/Fixed Data

Frequency Input License Type Tone Alpha Tag Description Mode Tag 159.79500 WPXG453 BM Carl Lk WDD Carlyle Lake Water Treatment Plant (Digital/Voice-Centralia) FMN 156.19500 WPEN782 BM CentrTS Road Centralia Township Road Maintenance FMN 451.75000 456.75000 WPGC742 RM Cons Water Consolidated Water Service (Centralia) [Exp 12/03] FMN Public Works 452.75000 WPAN654 F FMC Water 1 FMC Water Company Telm 457.75000 WPAN654 F FMC Water 2 FMC Water Company Telm 451.15000 WPLW532 F FMC Water 3 FMC Water Company (Sandoval, Patoka) Telm 173.33750 WNYL506 F Hoyl WaterCo Hoyleton Water Company Telm 451.25000 WPKP761 F Kinmndy WDD Kinmundy, City of: Water Distribution Data Telm 151.67000 WPYD813 BM NEMarn Water Northeast Marion County Water Company: Operations/Data Telm 156.19500 WQPF795 BM PatokaTS Rds Patoka Township Road Maintenance (Vernon) FMN 154.02500 WQQJ637 BM Salm TS Road Salem Township Road Maintenance FMN

Municipalities and Districts


  • Served by Kinmundy-Alma FPD and Ambulance (dispatched By Salem Pd 911 151.220)


  • Served by Centralia City Fire Dept (dispatched By Centralia PD 911 155.07)
  • Served by Lifestar Ambulance Service ALS Dispatch on 151.19
  • Served by Centralia Fire Protection District (dispatched By Centralia PD 911 151.34 Primary, 151.22 Secondary)
  • KD29148 - 460.5875 20-2 wt mobiles (NFM Digital) Fire Department phone number on license

Centralia Fire Protection District

  • Serves Wamac, Central City, Walnut Hill, dispatched by Centralia PD on 911 151.22.

"Centralia Township'

  • Building has a VHF? antenna on the side of the building (8/21)
  • Ameren Centralia Gas Storage Field located on the SouthEast side of town.

Central City

  • Served by Centralia Fire Protection Distric
  • Served by Lifestar Ambulance Serv Centralia Als Dispatch 151.19


Iuka Fire Protection District

  • WQSF547 - 159.33 Mobile Extenders (NFM)
  • Served by Iuka Fire (dispatched by Salem 911 PSAP 151.22)
  • Served by Iuka Fire First Responders - respond to EMS Calls (ALS in Salem) 151.19

Junction City

  • Junction City served by Sandoval Fire Deparment and Ambulance BLS (ALS Lifestar In Centralia)
  • 453.725 WPXQ555 BM Street / Highway Department [Cancelled 7/03] FMN


Kell Community Fire Protection District Kell Fire Dept (dispatched by Salem PD 911 151.220)


  • Kinmundy Water Treatment Plant - WQOX826 - 451.175 Fixed

Kinmundy-Alma Fire Department / EMS

  • Serves Forbes Conservation Area, Dispatched by Salem 911 PSAP 151.22


Odin Fire and First Responders

  • Fire dispatch on 151.22 by Salem PSAP 911
  • First Responders respond to EMS Calls (Ambulance Als In Salem) Dispatch 151.19
  • WQUB219 - 159.36 Base/Mobile (NFM for Interagency)
  • Fire uses 155.745 as F2, "Go to 2"


Patoka Fire Protection District

  • With BLS Ambulance, Dispatched by Centralia Police/911 151.22

Salem (City)

  • Salem Ambulance Service Marion County Ems And Medic 1 Ambulance Als Dispatch 151.190
  • KRH829 - 2015 - add 453.1 FX2, 453.975 FX2, 453.575 FX2 (Remote Links) to 155.19R/158.865 (please inform if in use)

Salem Fire Protection District

  • Dispatched By Salem PD 911 151.22

Sandolval (City)

  • Website
  • Sandoval Fire Dept And Ambulance (dispatched By Centralia Pd 911 151.220)
  • Sandoval Fire Protection District; * EMS Provided by MedStar
  • Sandoval Fire Protection District (with Ambulance, Dispatched by Centralia Police/911 151.220)


  • Served by Patoka Fire Dept
  • Served by Patoka Fire Dept Ambulance Bls(als Lifestar In Centralia)dispatch 151.190


  • Served by Centralia Fire Protection Dist
  • Served By Lifestar Ambulance Serv Centralia Als Dispatch 151.190

Walnut Hill

  • Served by Centralia Fire Protection District and Lifestar Ambulance Service-Centralia ALS (Dispatch on 151.190)

453.825 WPJI657 F Water Distribution Data Telm [Expired 6/11]

EMS Agencies

  • Farina Ambulance, Kinmundy/Alma Ambulance, LifeStar Ambulance, Marion County EMS, Patoka Ambulance, Sandoval Ambulance

Marion County Ambulance Service (Odin)

  • Housed in Odin and Salem; provides ALS units for Kinmundy, Salem, Alma, Odin, Iuka and Kell
  • Based in Salem with home office in Odin. EMS dispatch is now on 151.190 with ops on 153.095. (154.37R No longer in use)
  • 154.37000 153.89000 WPMJ601 RM 179.9 PL EMS: Dispatch [Ch 1] (by Marion County 911) FMN

Lifestar Ambulance Service (Centralia)

"Centralia Dispatch" also dispatches for Alton Division and Springfield/Jacksonville Division

Radio ID's for DMR

  • 17 unit
  • 26 unit (1/21)
  • 100 Dispatcher (1/21)
  • 1000 Dispatcher

Former? Frequencies

  • 155.22 KAG286 BM 107.2 PL EMS: Dispatch [Ch 1] FMN
  • 155.16 KAG286 BM 88.5 PL EMS: Dispatch (Marion County) FMN


  • Enrolled in a mutual aid contract with Marion County EMS in case of high volume situations. The only 911 ALS ambulance service on 911 are Lifestar located in Centralia. They run ALS for Centralia, Wamac, Central City, Sandoval, and Patoka. The coverage for Marion County EMS is correct for who they provide ALS services for. BLS ambulance providers include Sandoval Fire, Patoka Fire, and Kinmundy-Alma Fire. On another note, There are not staffed ambulances based in the Odin station. The Odin station houses the administration, billing, and private dispatch. There are also 4 BLS back up units housed there as well.

United Medical Response

  • Facebook Page
  • Website
  • Based in Salem, serving Salem 911 contract and Centralia (since 12/19) (also serves the city of Marion in Williamson County)
  • Units: 'United" or U-xx


SSM St. Mary's Hospital (Centralia)

  • Good Samaritan
  • WQZD430 - Repeaters on 451.8625, 451.9125, 463.275 (NFM/DMR)

School Districts

Salem CHSD600 - WPPF513 - 152.3225 Repeater with 157.5825 (NFM) (new 1/15) Sandoval CUSD #501 - WQPF203 - 453.825 Base/Mobile (NFM for School Buses) South Central School District 401 - WQVE479 - 451.9625 Repeater (NFM/NXDN Kinmundy)

Beck Bus Service - WQVQ387 (DMR/NFM at Salem) - 151.85 Base/Mobile, Mobiles on 152.945, 153.0125, 159.555, 159.765

  • 154.50500 159.97500 WQGQ615 RM Centralia Community High: Admin / Janitorial FMN
  • 152.45750 157.71750 WQLI958 RM Iuka CSD#7 FMN Schools
  • 151.92500 WPEB902 BM Raccoon CSD#1: Grade School (Centralia) FMN
  • 153.56000 WPPF513 BM Salem Community High School District #600: Ops FMN
  • 461.67500 466.67500 WNVQ468 RM South Central CUSD 401 (Kinmundy)

Marion County Fire/EMS Pager Tones (Tone-Outs)

Agency / Updated
Tone A
Tone B
Centralia (7/18) 151.22 D165 0 1700.0
Centralia Fire/EMS 155.07 D627 (long) (7/21) 0 903.2
Centralia Fire/EMS (7/21) 155.07 D627 234.6 1034.7
Centralia EMS (7/18) 151.22 D165 903.2 0
Iuka 151.22 D165
Kell 151.22 D165 1403 950
Kinmundy/Alma 151.22 D165 2807.0 834.0
Kinmundy/Alma Fire 1 151.22 D165 833.7 0
Kinmundy/Alma Fire 2 151.22 D165 2807 834
Odin (7/18) 151.22 D165 928.0 1122.5
Patoka 151.22 D165
Salem (7/18) 151.22 D165 0 1600.0
Sandoval Fire/EMS (7/18) 151.22 D165 1092.3 953.8

Previously Listed Fire Tone Outs

  • Salem: A=0, B=1555.2
  • Iuka: A=1185.2, B=928.1
  • Kell: A=2271.7, B=810.2 -- Units 9700, 9711,9734 (first repsonders to Kell; EMS by Litton-Mt Vernon (Jefferson))
  • Odin: A=0, B=688.3

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