FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONSE

The ROSELLE FIRE DEPARTMENT (RFD) provides Fire/Rescue, Emergency Medical, and Fire Prevention Services for the Village of Roselle, an area of Medinah (unincorporated DuPage County), and Itasca (unincorporated Cook County). The area covered is approximately 12.0 square miles and includes approximately 35,000 residents. The RFD responds to more than 2,500 calls each year with approximately 75% of those calls being emergency medical service (EMS) calls. The Department is comprised of full time, part time and contract firefighter / paramedics.

 Fire Department Response:

  • Responses to Structure Fires, Fire Alarms, Vehicle Fires, Outside Fires, Vehicle Accidents, etc.
  • Provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) response to Medical Emergencies with two staffed ambulances. Additionally, if staffing allows, ALS response can be provided by two fire apparatus and a third ambulance.
  • Rescue and specialized responses including hazardous materials, water rescue, technical rescue and fire investigation
  • Homeland Security preparedness and response Fire Prevention and Public Education
  • Fire & Life Safety inspections, fire alarm system testing, Local, State and Federal Code enforcement and plan reviews
  • Public fire safety education, Annual Open House, Youth Poster Contest
  • Fire Alarm & Evacuation Drills
  • CPR/AED training
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Pre-incident planning
  • Department personnel are typically all State Certified Firefighters, Certified EMT-Basic and/or EMT-Paramedics.