Fire Department


7625 Wilcox
Forest Park, IL 60130
(P) 708-366-1234

For Emergencies: 9-1-1

Fire Chief: Bob McDermott

The Forest Park Fire Department has 23 fire personnel and a number of contracted paramedics. This includes one Chief, one Deputy Cheif, three Lieutenants and 18 full time Firefighters. The Forest Park Fire Department is a full-spectrum life safety agency protecting the thousands of people who live, work and play in our community.  The above video highlights Forest Park's involvement in MABAS Division 11 - Mutual Aid compact.

The Forest Park Fire Department’s uniformed personnel protect life, property and the environment through their direct involvement in fire prevention, firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, public education and community service. Uniformed Firefighters and Firefighter/Paramedics are always on duty.

Additional services provided:
Fire Prevention & Safety
Public Services
Emergency Medical Assistance

View the Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List for October 2013 here