Berwyn Firefighters
IAFF Local 506

Proudly serving the citizens of Berwyn, Illinois since 1937

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About Berwyn Firefighters

Berwyn Firefighters Local 506 was chartered with the IAFF in 1937 to promote the establishment of just & reasonable working conditions and promote harmonious relations between firefighters and the city. The men and women of Berwyn Local 506 are dedicated to preserving life & property and providing the community of Berwyn, IL with the highest level of professional firefighting/EMS services. We promote the research and treatment of burns and other related health problems common to firefighters. We also encourage our membership to obtain the knowledge of modern and improved methods of firefighting/EMS and prevention through continued education.

Annually, we donate our time to "Fill The Boot" for MDA, sponsor children to attend the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance "I am Me" Burn Camp, deliver Food Baskets for families in need, and we co-sponsor our Citizen's Fire Academy to help educate our community through fire prevention. Not to mention, we annually sponsor many local educational, scholastic & mentoring programs, scouting, sports, recreation and civic organizations with our money that we raise. 

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News & Information

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Members Recognized

Jul 24, 2019
Four of our firefighter/paramedics were recognized by our City Council for their heroic efforts on an emergency call involving a premature baby.

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Sprinkler System Training

Jul 19, 2019
We understand it’s a heatwave outside, but we still have to train!

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Fire Chief Denis O’Halloran

Jul 13, 2019
Last night, we honored Fire Chief Denis O’Halloran who served the Berwyn Fire Department for over 34 years.

In Our Community

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Block Party Fun

Aug 10, 2019
Nothing beats a Berwyn Block Party (especially with a visit from the Berwyn Firefighters).

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Summer Camp Visit

Jul 30, 2019
We would like to thank the North Berwyn Park District summer camp for stopping by and taking a tour of the 16th street fire station yesterday.

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Annual Pride Walk 2019

Jun 29, 2019
When we are called out for an emergency, we don’t care about a patient’s race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. We are there to help and support them during their toughest times no matter who they are.


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Berwyn Oktoberfest

Local 506 members will be raising money for the 100 Club of Chicago at the Berwyn Oktoberfest festival on September 20th & 21st.

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Fill the Boot

Since 1954, IAFF members have shown an unwavering commitment to defeating muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.

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11th Annual Softball Tournament

We would like to thank all the police and fire unions that participated in our 11th annual Softball Tournament.

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