Fire Department

The River Forest Fire Department is an all risk Fire Department that provides services in fire suppression, emergency medical services (advanced life support), rescue services, fire prevention, hazardous materials, public education and disaster mitigation.

The Department operates three 24 hour shifts with one Lieutenant and five firefighters per shift. Apparatus including two engines, one truck and one ambulance respond out of a single station located at the Village complex on Park Avenue.

In addition to the 18 firefighters and officers on shift, the department administration includes the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, and a Lieutenant to coordinate training.

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Fire Department contact info

  • 911 (emergency)
    (708) 366-7629 (non-emergency)
  • 400 Park Avenue
    River Forest, IL 60305
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  • Mon: 8:00am-7:00pm
    Tue-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm