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Official Page for the East Hazel Crest Fire Dept. This page will be used to share stories, updates, fire safety tips, events, and other info from the FD.
17223 Throop St
East Hazel Crest, IL
Those interested in joining the department may pick up an application at the Fire House during business hours. Requirements for membership include: 1. Live within three (3) Miles of the Village of East Hazel Crest Limits 2. Be between the ages of 18-45 for Firefighter Status or 16-17 for Cadet Status 3. Participation in Department Projects 4. Participation in 20% of Calls and a Minimum Attendance of 2 Trainings a Month 5. Attendance to all Regular and Special Meetings of the Department 6. Receive CPR Certification within a year of hire and Firefighter Basic Certification within two-years of hire 7. Allow a background check to be conducted by the East Hazel Crest Police Department prior to acceptance onto the department including, but not limited to, finger printing 8. Undergo a 6 – Month Probationary Period 9. Have the ability to work under stressful situations 10. Have no major physical defects
|Monday||8am - 4pm|
|Tuesday||8am - 4pm|
|Wednesday||8am - 4pm|
|Thursday||8am - 4pm|
|Friday||8am - 4pm|
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The department is in charge of protecting just under 1 square miles of land. The area consists of roughly 2 miles of Expressway, different industrial and commercial businesses, medical facilities, several apartment complexes, and over 17 blocks of land that over 1,570 residents call home. The department has a 31 personnel roster and every member is Paid On Call (POC) which the exception of a single full time lieutenant who mans the station during the weekdays. Shifts are carried out by POC personnel to protect & man the station during peak times. The department has 3 engines, 1 rescue squad, and 1 command/utility vehicle.