Through professionalism, dedication, duty, pride and tradition the members of the East Joliet Fire Protection District work to safeguard the lives, property and enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors of the district. This is accomplished by implementing comprehensive training and strategies in fire prevention, fire suppression, EMS, emergency preparedness and community based fire services.
East Joliet New Rescue Engine
Coming Spring 2018
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.
Fire Chief / Administrator
East Joliet passes General Obligation Bond Referendum during March 17th Election
The East Joliet Fire Protection District would like to express it gratitude to the residence of the Fire District for there over whelming support of you General Obligation Bond Referendum. The Fire District will keep the public updated on how that money is spent in the near future. Thank you again to everyone that supported us!!!
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!
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.