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A Message from Fire Chief Kirk Kelly

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.

 

Respectfully,

Kirk Kelly

Fire Chief / Administrator

kkelly@ejfpd.com

Bond Referendum Public Meeting Dates

The East Joliet Fire Protection District would like to announce 4 community workshops, in regard to our up coming General Obligation Bond referendum for the primary election on March 17, 2020. The dates are as follows.

Tuesday February 18, 2020 6:00pm at Ingall’s Park AC
20 N. Park RD Joliet, Illinois 60433

Tuesday February 25, 2020 6:00pm at East Joliet Station 51
911 S. Briggs St Joliet, Illinois 60433

Saturday March 7, 2020 11:00am at East Joliet Station 51
911 S. Briggs St Joliet, Illinois 60433

Tuesday March 10, 2020 6:00pm at St. John M.B. Church
104 E. Zarley Blvd Joliet, Illinois 60433

Each workshop is open to all residents of the Fire District. We will be presenting a power point presentation with information about the Department, Referendum and how we anticipate using the money if the referendum is passed. After the power point there will be a question and answer session for anyone that would like to ask questions. 

Long time East Joliet Fire Chief passes away after short illness
Robert F. Scholtes Jr. 1957-2019
Did you know?
The East Joliet Fire Protection District offers residential Knox Box's to it's residents.
Contact Station 51 for more details!
815-723-1504
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 Fire 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 Fire Protection District
2019 In Review

2019 - East Joliet Fire Protection District Call Totals

Structure Fires - 36
Emergency Medical Calls – 1,429
Motor Vehicle Accidents - 173
Auto, Brush, or other fire - 43 
Hazardous Materials (CO/Gas leaks) - 41
Service Calls - 188
Good Intent Calls - 156
False Alarms – 158

Year End Total - 2,224

It was another busy year for East Joliet. In 2019 we ran 80 more calls than in 2018 setting a new Department record for calls in a single year at 2,224.

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General Obligation Bond Referendum March 17, 2020 Information
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CONTACT US 

911 S. Briggs St

Joliet, IL 60433

Phone: (815) 723-1504

Fax:      (815) 723-1554

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