The Village of Roselle - Tradition Meets TomorrowPicture of Village Hall Building

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Fire Department History
From the Beginning
Fire protection for Roselle residents began in 1905 when a group of volunteers raised enough money to purchase a hand-pulled fire cart to extinguish fires, a major improvement over the old bucket-brigade.

Over 100 years later, the Roselle Fire Department is a benchmark of first-class suburban fire protection.

Fire Station and Staff

The fire department operates from one fire station, centrally located in the Roselle Municipal Complex at 100 E. Maple Avenue. The station is staffed every day with eight on-duty personnel consisting of a Lieutenant and seven fire fighters, some of whom are also paramedics.

To provide cost-effective service, the fire department relies on career fire by contracted and part-time personnel. Several Public Works employees are also trained as fire fighters to augment staffing during the day at structure fires. 

The Roselle Fire Department and the Roselle Fire Protection District operate one of the most impressive fleets of fire fighting and emergency medical vehicles. Consolidation of various functions and an overview of future needs allowed a reduction in the number of vehicles necessary to provide optimal service.

In conjunction with an aggressive preventive maintenance program, residents and business owners can count on "state-of-the-art" technology in the unfortunate event of an emergency.

Village Of Roselle       31 S. Prospect Street       Roselle, IL 60172       Ph: (630) 980-2000