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firehousesFire Administration

909 Lake Street
847.866.5918

The Administration provides the leadership in coordinating efforts to ensure efficient and effective services to the public. Management policies are developed and instituted to improve all fire and life safety services as well as coordinating interactions with other City Departments. An annual budget is prepared and administered. Operating procedures are evaluated and upgraded when necessary to improve services and to keep pace with changing conditions and technology.

Station 1

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1332 Emerson Street

Built: 1996    Equipment: Engine 21: Fire Engine with Advance Life-Support Equipment (2007 Pierce) Ambulance 21: Advance Life-Support Ambulance (2010 International by MedTech) 2102: Shift Chief/Command Vehicle (2013 Chevy Tahoe)

Typical Staffing: 6 Members - 1 Shift Chief, 1 Captain, 4 Firefighter/Paramedics

Station 2

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702 Madison Street

Built:1954    Renovated: 1990

Equipment: Engine 22: Fire Engine with Advance Life-Support Equipment (2002 Pierce) Truck 22: 100' Aerial Ladder Truck (2011 Pierce Aerial Truck) Ambulance 22: Advance Life-Support Ambulance (2005 International MedTech)

Typical Staffing: 8 Members - 2 Captains, 6 Firefighter/Paramedics

Station 3

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1105 Central Street

Built: 2004    Equipment: Engine 23:

Fire Engine with Advance Life-Support Equipment (2010 Pierce) Truck 23: 105' Aerial Ladder Truck (2015 Pierce Aerial Truck) Ambulance 23: Advance Life-Support 2nd Line Ambulance (Staffed by engine crew when needed - 2005 International MedTech)

Typical Staffing: 6 Members - 2 Captains, 4 Firefighter/Paramedics

Station 4

station4-21817 Washington

Built: 1988    Equipment: Engine 24:

Fire Pumper Engine with Advance Life-Support Equipment (2003 Pierce)

Typical Staffing: 3 Members - 1 Captain, 2 Firefighter/Paramedics

Station 5

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Built: 2008    Equipment: Engine 25:
Fire Engine with Advance Life-Support Equipment (1994 Pierce)

Typical Staffing: 3 Members - 1 Captain, 2 Firefighter/Paramedics

This facility achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification at the GOLD level under the NEW CONSTRUCTION rating system. This is the first fire station with LEED certification in Illinois. At the time of certification, there were only 10 other fire stations with LEED GOLD certification in the U.S.A.

Photo by Mark Ballogg.