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Romeoville Fire Department
18 Montrose Dr, Romeoville, IL 60446
A municipal fire department, the Romeoville Fire Department was created in 1960, when it was staffed entirely byMore volunteers. As the village grew, so did the need for full-time fire and rescue service. In the early 1990s, it made the shift from a volunteer to a professional department. Today, the department has 19 full-time staff members, including three assistant chiefs, as well as nearly 50 firefighters at three fire stations. Specialty teams include water rescue, specialty rescue, hazardous materials and fire investigation. Plans to build a new fire headquarters have been temporarily put on hold as of 2010 due to the sluggish economy.
Lockport Township Fire Protection District
19623 Renwick Rd, Lockport, IL 60441
The Lockport Township Fire Protection District got its start as a volunteer municipal fire department in 1895. DuringMore the 1940s, it became a fire protection district, and today its jurisdiction covers 30 square miles including Lockport, Crest Hill and sections of Romeoville. The district's specialty services include its Aircraft Rescue Firefighters team, which serves the Lewis University Airport, dive team, technical rescue team and fire investigation team. Nearly 100 full-time firefighters work out of six fire houses, including the new headquarters at Station 6 on Renwick Road in Lockport.
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