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Fire Department

Fire Department

ESTABLISHED - OCTOBER 4, 1904

Full-time professional staff consisting of 45 members, including 40 sworn firefighters responding out of two fire stations. Our front line apparatus includes two ALS Engines, one Squad, two ALS Ambulances and one Incident Command Vehicle.

The department participates in the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 3 as well as the Illinois Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force 1. The MGFD is a member of the Regional Emergency Dispatch (RED) Center and the Northern IL Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA).

The department provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, extrication, fire prevention, code enforcement, public education, hazardous material response, technical rescue, fire investigation, water rescue and ice surface rescue. With auto aid and mutual aid agreements, our department provides outstanding service to Morton Grove and neighboring communities.

Station4

Headquaters - Station #4
6250 Lincoln Ave
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Station5

Station #5
8954 Shermer
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5pm

Emergencies

9-1-1
(847) 965-2121

Non Emergencies

(847) 470-5226
Fax:  (847) 965-7711

INCIDENTS
Year 2022 2021 2020
Fire 108 83 66
Overpressure Rupture, Explosion, Overheat 4 1 3
Rescue & Emergency Medical 2664 2262 2049
Hazardous Condition – No Fire 93 108 89
Service Call 639 730 552
Good Intent Call 475 478 319
False Alarm & False Call 479 400 398
Severe Weather & Natural Disaster 2 2 0
Special Incident 0 2 0
Total 4,464 4,066 3,476
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