Calumet City

Fire Department

The department currently has 48 career fire personnel including the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, six Captains, three Lieutenants, nine Engineers and 27 Firefighters. Most members are also paramedics operating under the guidance of the Ingalls Hospital Emergency Medical Services System.

The Department is a member of MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) Division 24 and the Third Fire District, which consists of 22 municipalities. These departments along with others provide mutual aid to Calumet City in the event of large incidents. The Village of South Holland, Village of Dolton or Village of Lansing Fire Departments provide automatic-aid on structure fires. The department runs approximately 6000 calls per year out of two stations.

Apparatus includes:

Station One
Pierce Pumper
Lifeline Ambulance
Reserve Mobile Medical Ambulance
Ford Utility Pick-up
3 Ford Expeditions-Chief¹s Cars

684 Wentworth Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409

Station Two
Pierce Pumper
HME/Ferrara Rescue Pumper
Lifeline Ambulance
Emergency One 95¹ Aerial Tower
Emergency One Reserve Pumper

1270 Pulaski Road
Calumet City, IL 60409

Non-Emergency Phone (708) 891-8145.

WilliamGalganWilliam Galgan
Fire Chief
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Glenn Bachert
Deputy Chief
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