Fire Departments in Will County, Illinois

Find Will County, Illinois fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Beecher Fire Protection District 711 Penfield Street Beecher, IL

Bolingbrook Fire Department 375 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL

Braidwood Fire Department 275 West Main Street Braidwood, IL

Caterpillar Fire Department 2200 Channahon Road Joliet, IL

Channahon Fire Protection District 24929 South Center Street Channahon, IL

Crete Fire Department 524 West Exchange Street Crete, IL

Crete Township Fire Protection District Station 1 26730 South Stoney Island Avenue Crete, IL

Custer Township Volunteer Fire Department 21750 Highway 113 Wilmington, IL

DeKalb Fire Department 700 Cottage Street Shorewood, IL

East Joliet Fire Protection District Station 51 911 South Briggs Street Joliet, IL

Elwood Fire Protection District 309 West Mississippi Street Elwood, IL

Frankfort Fire Protection District 333 West Nebraska Street Frankfort, IL

Homer Township Fire Protection 16050 South Cedar Road Lockport, IL

Joliet Fire Department 101 East Clinton Street Joliet, IL

Lockport Township Fire Protect 390 North Weber Road Romeoville, IL

Manhattan Fire Protection District 100 South Park Street Manhattan, IL

Mokena Fire Department 19853 Wolf Road Mokena, IL

Monee Fire Protection District Station 1 5500 West Main Street Monee, IL

New Lenox Fire Protection District 261 East Maple Street New Lenox, IL

Northwest Homer Fire Protection 16152 143rd Street Lockport, IL

Peotone Fire Protection District 7550 West Joliet Road Peotone, IL

Plainfield Fire Protection District 15025 South Des Plaines Street Plainfield, IL

Rockdale Fire Department 603 Otis Avenue Rockdale, IL

Romeoville Fire Department 18 Montrose Drive Romeoville, IL

Steger Estate Fire Protection District 23940 South Kings Road Crete, IL

University Park Fire Department Station 1 698 Burnham Drive University Park, IL

Wilmington Fire Protection District 501 North Main Street Wilmington, IL

About Will County Fire Departments

Will County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Will County, IL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Will County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

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

Will County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Illinois are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Will County. Will County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Will County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Will County, IL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Will County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Will County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Will County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Will County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Will County and Illinois Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Will County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Will County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.