Monroe County (IL)

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Monroe County Government

Monroe County Emergency Management (MCEMA)

  • WQZP905 857.0625 (812.0625) Repeater "GE" Wideband (new 2017)

Monroe County Animal Control Serves: Waterloo (whole county?)

Monroe-Randolph Bi-County Health Department

Monroe County Nursing Home - Oak Hill

EMS Agencies and Hospitals

Monroe County Ambulance Service

  • Dispatched by Monroe County Sheriff's Dispatch (paged on alpha-numeric pagers)
  • 901 Illinois Avenue, Ste C, Waterloo, IL 62298-1518, (618) 939-6175
  • Units: ALS 4E18, 4E19 (Under the medical direction of Belleville Memorial Hospital)
  • Provides Advanced Life Support service with 2 ambulances continually on call. Serving most of Monroe County, 339 sq.m. including Waterloo, Valmeyer, Red Bud, Hecker, Maeystown, and Prairie Du Rocher.

MedStar Ambulance (of Sparta)

  • Provides secondary Ambulance Service to Monroe County

Municipalities and Districts


Maintains its own 911 center, which operates in conjunction with the Monroe County 911 service and serves as a backup for the county's 911 center

  • 159.21R/153.785 WNZA787 RM 110.9 PL Police: Dispatch (Patch to SC21 TG 7995)
    • heard in use 7/15/18, Repeater, key-ups, voice, data

Columbia EMS

A division of CPD. 3 ambulances in service manned by 3 person crew (at least 1 paramedic) Paged on 155.82 (Public Works) (may be old info 6/22)

  • ALS units providing 911 calls only, no transfers

Columbia Volunteer Fire Company

Serves: Northern Monroe County and Southern St. Clair County. Has nine pieces of modern fire fighting equipment, including a ladder truck and tank truck.


Hecker Volunteer Fire District


Maeystown Rural Fire Protection District

Prairie Du Rocher

Prairie Du Rocher Fire Department

Red Bud (Village)

Red Bed Fire Department

  • Serves: Southern and eastern parts of Monroe County; Northern and western parts of Randolph County. See Randolph County


  • Fire provided by Prairie Du Rocher (Randolph County)


Valmeyer Fire Protection District


The city provides it's own water, sewer, and gas services. We also have the capability of providing our own electricity. Waterloo has contracted with Reliable Sanitation to provide curbside trash pickup

Waterloo Fire Department (units 5900s)


Career Center of Southern Illinois (Red Bud)

  • 15-5wt portables on 152.87, 159.54, 159.57, 159.735 (NFM) for Educations/Security Staff WQWF341

Durham School Services

  • WQGQ609 - 461.4375 Repeater; 463.2875, 463.4875 Mobile (11K at Waterloo)

Valmeyer Community Unit School District 3

  • [ Website]

Waterloo Community Unit School District

Private/Parochial Schools

Gibault Catholic High School (Waterloo)

SS Peter and Paul Grade School

Codes, Unit Lists, Maps, Images and Pager Tones

Fire/EMS Pager Tones

Columbia Fire (7/13/22) 154.19 1092.4 / 288.5 QCII
Waterloo Fire 154.19 C167.9 2334.6 / 1185.2 GE
unknown EMS 154.19? long 1180.0 ? QCI
unknown Fire (10/21) 453.3875 D343 617.4 903.2