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East Joliet New Rescue Engine 
Coming Spring 2018
Department News
Department News
A Message from Chief Robert F Scholtes Jr.

On behalf of the East Joliet Fire Protection District, thank you for taking time from your day to view our web page. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

It is our goal to provide highly trained Firefighters, Paramedics and EMTs to residents and users in any time of need. We will continue to provide well prepared emergency service providers, through the commitment of our career, part-time and paid on call Firefighters.

It is through these dedicated men and women we continue to provide the residents of unincorporated Joliet Township a safer place to live, work and raise families. 

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Company Officers, Firefighters and staff, thank you for your continued support in allowing us to serve you.



Robert F. Scholtes, Jr.

Fire Chief / Administrator


East Joliet Battles Early Morning Fire

The East Joliet Fire Protection District was called for the structure fire in the 1800 Block of Valley Parkway E...

Employment Opportunity

The East Joliet Fire Protection District is currently looking for self-motivated, hardworking individuals to fill Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic positions. Applicant’s interested in applying must have the following:

Illinois Firefighter Basic Certificate
Illinois Paramedic License
If hired, must obtain a Illinois Class B non CDL Driver’s License 

Applicant’s interested in applying can contacted Deputy Chief Kirk Kelly by phone (815)-723-1504 or by stopping by Station 51 Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 3:00pm. 

The East Joliet Fire Protection District is an equal opportunity employer.

East Joliet Candidates Graduate Fire Basic Academy
East Joliet Early Morning House Fire

The East Joliet Fire Protection District was called for the structure fire in the 1700 block of E Washington St...

New Squad Placed In Service
East Joliet Fire Protection District
2018 In Review

2018 - East Joliet Fire Protection District Call Totals

Structure Fires - 24
Emergency Medical Calls – 1,428
Motor Vehicle Accidents - 152
Auto, Brush, or other fire - 98 
Hazardous Materials (CO/Gas leaks) - 47
Service Calls - 181
Good Intent Calls - 138
False Alarms – 111

Year End Total - 2,144

It was another busy year for East Joliet. In 2018 we ran 124 more calls than in 2017 setting a new Department record for calls in a single year at 2,144.


911 S. Briggs St

Joliet, IL 60433

Phone: (815) 723-1504

Fax:      (815) 723-1554

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