Fire & Emergency Medical Services

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The Department of Fire and EMS is comprised of  personnel operating out of two fire stations. It is staffed mostly by paid-on-call personnel along with full-time, contracted paramedics / firefighters. Paid-on-call personnel are all Village residents or otherwise work for the Fire Department with the contract service.

Mission Statement

Neighbors protecting neighbors through the delivery of emergency and non-emergency services.

Fire Stations & Apparatus

Fire Station No. 1 is located directly north of Village Hall at 4353 Wolf Road. Fire Station No. 2 is located at 5501 Grand Avenue. Out of these stations, the Fire Department operates two engines, one ladder truck, two advanced life-support equipped ambulances, and one command vehicle.

The Western Springs Fire Department is a member of MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) Division 10.

The Western Springs Fire & Rescue Association supports the Department through community programs in addition to directly funding additional training and equipment.

Annual Report: 

2022 Annual Report

Department Recognition:
WSFD Receives ISO Class 2 Rating


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