Downers Grove Professional Fire Fighters

Proudly protecting and serving the citizens of Downers Grove, Illinois

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About Downers Grove Professional Fire Fighters
IAFF Local 3234

IAFF Local 3234 represents the 69 sworn Firefighters, Firefighter/Paramedics and Lieutenants that work for the Downers Grove Fire Department. The Department and Local 3234 are committed to preserving the life and property of the residents and guests of Downers Grove through round the clock operation of our four fire stations. The Fire Department staffs three ambulances, two fire engines, one fire truck and one heavy rescue squad. All of the Department's apparatus are capable of rendering ALS (advanced life support) care to our patients.

Depending on the nature of the incident, appropriate units will be dispatched from the nearest station to ensure that help arrives as soon as possible. 


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News & Information

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Retired Lieutenant John Schultz

Dec 11, 2019
With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Retired Lieutenant John Schultz.

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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips

Nov 28, 2019
Did you know Thanksgiving is the busiest day for cooking related fires?

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Awards Night

Nov 16, 2019
It was another great Awards Night hosted by DGFD at Station 102!

In Our Community

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Thank You

Nov 21, 2019
Special THANK YOU to our spouses and loved ones who are at home while we are at the firehouse.

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Space Heater Safety Tips

Nov 17, 2019
We’d prefer you didn’t use space heaters, but if you do, remember that they need space.


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Noah's Hope

Local 3234 is proud to support Noah's Hope, a Downers Grove based charity dedicated to supporting research of the rare genetic disorder Batten's Disease.

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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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