Park Ridge Professional Firefighters

International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2697

Proudly protecting and serving the citizens of Park Ridge, Illinois

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About Your Park Ridge Professional Firefighters

The Park Ridge Fire Department was established in 1893 with volunteer firefighters. Today, the 48 full-time members of the Department provide fire suppression, emergency medical and other emergency services to approximately 37,480 residents within its jurisdiction.

Continuous training in firefighting and pre-hospital emergency medical care is provided to ensure proficiency in all areas. Members of the department are certified firefighters through the Office of the State Fire Marshal and are licensed paramedics through the Illinois Department of Public Health. The Department's EMS Division is operated under the guidance of the Advocate Lutheran General Emergency Medical System.

The Fire Department operates 1 engine company, 3 Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances, 1 Tower Ladder, a Heavy Rescue Squad, an Ambulance Assist Vehicle (Rescue) and 1 Command SUV. In addition, the department has 2 engines in reserve.




News & Information

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Black Shift Training

Jan 08, 2020
Black Shift took advantage of the nice weather and got in some training with our probationary firefighters.

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2019 Service Calls

Jan 01, 2020
In 2019, your Park Ridge Firefighters ran a record setting 5,367 calls serving the residents of Park Ridge.

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Congratulations to North Riverside Firefighters

Dec 17, 2019
Congratulations to our Brothers in North Riverside for closing out a long, hard fought battle.

In Our Community

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Winterfest 2019

Nov 29, 2019
Station 35 welcomed over 500 people tonight as a part of the City’s Winterfest.

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Trick or Treating

Nov 01, 2019
Red Shift had some fun in the snow yesterday handing out candy to trick or treaters!


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