Fire Chief's Message
To the Residents of the Lockport Township Fire Protection District,
and our new friends visiting our website –
Welcome…. and we’re glad you’re here!
As Fire Chief of the Lockport Township Fire Protection District, I would like to welcome you to our website. Our intention is to provide you with information about the services that we provide to our community.
We are honored to provide emergency services to the City of Lockport, City of Crest Hill, Village of Romeoville, and unincorporated areas of Will County. Currently we have a sworn staff of ninety-five firefighters/paramedics operating out of six strategically located fire stations. Along with a support staff, community volunteers and elected officials, the Lockport Township Fire Protection District is a diverse group of dedicated professionals that are here to serve the community twenty-four hours a day. We never close.
Providing these services is an ever growing challenge. You will see on our Incident Statistics Tab, a significant amount of our call volume centers around emergency medical services. Because EMS is such a significant percentage of our work, all of our firefighters are certified as Paramedics by the Illinois Department of Public Health. We also carry a complete set of IDPH approved paramedic equipment on all of our front line fire trucks.
We believe we can always improve on our ability to serve the public by evaluating new equipment and initiatives in the field of emergency services. Our firefighters are constantly striving to provide the highest level of service to our residents.
EXCELLENCE THROUGH EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Our employees are the ambassadors of the district and focus on providing service that is backed up by many hours of training. Our Firefighter/Paramedics continually participate in programs of higher education from across the country to better serve you. Whether it is fire, medical, or rescue related, we accept the challenge of providing the highest level of service to our communities.
Thank you for taking time out of your day to visit our web site.
Fire Chief John O'Connor