ROSELLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

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Proudly serving since 1905, the ROSELLE FIRE DEPARTMENT  

(RFD) covers roughly 10.0 square miles including the Village of Roselle, an area of Medinah (unincorporated DuPage County), a small section of the Village of Itasca (unincorporated Cook County), and areas of unincorporated Roselle and Schaumburg (Cook and DuPage Counties).  These areas include approximately 35,000 residents. 

The RFD responds to more than 2,500 calls each year involving Fire Suppression, Rescue, Emergency Medical, Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials, and Dive / Water Rescue.

Roselle Fire Department, Station 64, is comprised of 3 Battalion Chiefs who are responsible for managing the daily operations of the Firefighter / Paramedics on shift, 12 Full-Time Firefighter / Paramedics, (authorized for up to) 29 Part-Time Firefighter / Paramedics, 1 contract EMS Coordinator who is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Paramedics, and 9 contract Firefighter / Paramedics.  

The Administration Offices are staffed by the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief who work a traditional 40-hour work week and are responsible for business operations of the Department as well as responding to emergencies as needed, and 1 full-time administrative professional who is responsible for the administrative/business aspects of the Department including payroll, payables, records retention and FOIA requests. Generally, she is the first point of contact for the community for non-emergency inquiries.

The Fire Prevention Bureau is staffed by 1 full-time Fire Marshal who works to prevent loss of life and property.  He is responsible to enforce Village Fire Codes through routine inspections of all commercial and multi-tenant buildings.  

The RFD also provides public education through events such as the Annual Open House, CPR Training, station tours, etc.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE BY MONTH

2019

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECTOTALS
EMS184150190
154175171
167
172
179




FIRE816268
535268
64
71
56




TOTAL265212258
207227239
231
243
235





265477735
94211691408
1639
1882
2117


















2018

JANFEBMARARPMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECTOTALS
EMS2141661661791911661851661661831951812158
FIRE
604946597262615755458449699
TOTAL274215212238263228246223221228279230

274489701939120214301676189921202348262728572857

INSURANCE SERVICES OFFICE, ISO RATING

THE RFD INSURANCE SERVICE OFFICE (ISO) RATING IS 2.  ISO's Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS) evaluates four primary categories of fire suppression including fire department, emergency communications, water supply, and community risk reduction.  It then assigns a Public Protection Classification (PPC) from 1 to 10, with 1 being the best.  These ratings can be used to determine insurance rates for homeowners.

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