Calumet City

Fire Department

The department currently has 50 career fire personnel including the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, six Captains, three Lieutenants, nine Engineers and 30 Firefighters. Most members are also paramedics operating under the guidance of the Ingalls Hospital Emergency Medical Services System. Many members also participate in specialty rescue teams including, Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescue, and Dive Teams.

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 8000 calls per year out of two stations.





Non-Emergency Phone (708) 891-8145

Apparatus includes:

Station Eleven
E-One Pumper
Horton Ambulance
2 Chevy Tahoe Chief’s Cars

684 Wentworth Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409

Station Twelve
E-One Pumper
Pierce Reserve Pumper
Horton Ambulance
Horton Ambulance
Pierce Aerial Tower
Pierce Squad
Ford Pick-up
Ford Expedition

1270 Pulaski Road
Calumet City, IL 60409






Glenn Bachert
Fire Chief








Pete Bendinelli
Deputy Chief