The Flossmoor Fire Department was organized and chartered in 1928. The fire department provides a myriad of services including: Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Prevention, Fire Inspection, and Specialized Rescue services. Department staffing is comprised of full-time, contract, part-time, and paid-on-call personnel who respond to over 1,400 calls for service annually. This mix of staffing ensures that quality, cost effective services are being delivered to our residents.
The department presently consists of the following full time staff:
Assistant Fire Chief
3 Captain/Shift Commanders
The department presently consists of six Kurtz contracted employees:
6 Firefighter/ Paramedics
These individuals staff the department on a 24 hour basis.
The department presently consists of:
1 Safety Officer
30 Volunteer Firefighters
Part Time Staff
The department is approved for 20 Firefighter/Paramedics that supplement the contract staff providing a fourth person on a 24 hour basis.
(must live within 5 miles from Flossmoor Fire Department)
Fire Inspection Programs & Inspection Services
The Fire Department conducts fire inspections of all commercial properties, schools, and apartment buildings semi-annually.
Additionally, the Fire Department oversees the Building and Zoning Department. The Building and Zoning Coordinator reports directly to the Fire Chief. This structure helps to ensure that the fire department has direct input as to the as-built environment and fire safety within the Village.