FIRE DEPARTMENT

EMERGENCY DIAL 911
Non-Emergency (708) 891-8145
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Glenn Bachert

Fire Chief

gbachert@calumetcity.org

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Pete Bendinelli

Deputy Chief

pbendinelli@calumetcity.org

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 and Village of Lansing Fire Departments provide automatic-aid on structure fires. The department runs approximately 8000 calls per year out of two stations.

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

In Action

Honoring Firefighters
Honoring Firefighters
Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Captain Tim McGannon and Lieutenant Ken Lee on their promotions!
Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Captain Tim McGannon and Lieutenant Ken Lee on their promotions!
Firefighter Hinko displaying the protective equipment your firefighters need to perform their duties at the 2018 National Night Out.
Firefighter Hinko displaying protective equipment firefighters need to perform their duties at the 2018 National Night Out.
The Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Captain James Hilliard, Lieutenant Paul Long, and Engineer Thomas Dukups on their recent promotions.
The Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Captain James Hilliard, Lieutenant Paul Long, and Engineer Thomas Dukups on their recent promotions.
The Calumet City Fire Department would like to congratulate Captain Gary Diederich on his retirement. Capt Diederich served our community for 26 years!
The Calumet City Fire Department would like to congratulate Captain Gary Diederich on his retirement. Captain Diederich served our community for 26 years!
The Royal Family Reunion stopped by to say hello to Calumet City’s Bravest, July 29, 2018.
The Royal Family Reunion stopped by to say hello to Calumet City’s Bravest, on July 29, 2018.
Future Firefighter trying the helmet on for size at the 2018 National Night Out.
Future Firefighter trying the helmet on for size at the 2018 National Night Out.
Happy young ladies enjoying the festivities at the 2018 National Night Out.
Happy young ladies enjoying the festivities at the 2018 National Night Out.
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Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Lieutenant Dukups and Engineer Hornback on their promotions!
Calumet City Fire Department congratulates Lieutenant Dukups and Engineer Hornback on their promotions!