Des Plaines Fire Department in Des Plaines Illinois

Address and phone number for Des Plaines Fire Department, a Fire Department, at South River Road, Des Plaines IL.


Name
Des Plaines Fire Department
Address
405 South River Road, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016
Phone
847-391-5333
Fax
847-391-5649

About the Des Plaines Fire Department

The Des Plaines Fire Department, located in Des Plaines, IL, provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Des Plaines community. The Fire Department's mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to fires, the Des Plaines Fire Department also responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Des Plaines fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response services
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Des Plaines Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Cook County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Department Information in Des Plaines

The Des Plaines Fire Department provides information on Des Plaines fire stations and fire districts. They also provide information on fire safety requirements for residential and business buildings, fire safety testing, and public records on the department's activities. The Fire Department issues annual reports with department information, events, and response numbers.

Emergency Response Services in Des Plaines, IL

In an emergency situation, 911 routes safety calls to a dispatch agency, which coordinates the Des Plaines Fire Department response. In Des Plaines, the responding Fire House depends on the geographic location, the resources needed for the call, or paramedic emergency services. Some Fire Houses in Des Plaines, for example, have aerial ladders, fire hoses, fire trucks, rescue vehicles, or water pumpers. Multiple Des Plaines Fire Stations may respond to the same emergency by sending fire engines.

Des Plaines Fire and Emergency Preparedness Resources

In Des Plaines, the Fire Department also offers fire and emergency preparedness resources. The Fire Department may offer safety classes, distribute smoke detectors, and run public information campaigns. The educational programs offered by Des Plaines Fire Department include events in Des Plaines schools to teach children about fire safety and outreach at public events. Des Plaines residents can also receive fire safety tips and resources on the community's emergency response plan from the Fire Department.

Des Plaines Fire Code Inspections

The Fire Department conducts fire code inspections for Des Plaines buildings. The Des Plaines Fire Marshal enforces the Cook County and Illinois Fire Code by reviewing plans for new construction or renovations. The Fire Marshal also coordinates with the Des Plaines building code and building permit offices, and investigates fires to determine their cause.

Contact the Des Plaines Fire Department

You may contact the Des Plaines Fire Department by calling 847-391-5333, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Des Plaines Fire Department, 405 South River Road, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016.


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