Proudly Serving Unincorporated Joliet Township for 75 years
"Celebrating our 75th Anniversary"
Congratulations James Diaz!!!. Jim worked his last shift March 30, 2015 as a full-time firefighter/paramedic at East Joliet. He will be starting the Chicago Fire Department Academy on the EMS side next month. Best of luck to him and his family as he starts a new chapter in his life.
75th Anniversary Shirts now Available!!
75th Anniversary shirts are now available for purchase at our Station 51 at 911 S. Briggs St in Joliet. Shirts are $20.00 and can be purchased during regular business hours. Stop in and see Deputy Chief Kelly and get your shirt today!!
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 Fire District is located 45 miles southwest from Chicago's Loop. Currently the department is a member of M.A.B.A.S 19 along with Frankfort, Homer Township, Manhattan, Mokena, New Lenox, Orland Park, Lockport Township, Palos, Palos Heights and Peotone Fire Districts. The district is 17 square miles and covers areas of Ridgewood, Ingalls Park,Sugar Creek and Preston Heights with an average of 1900 calls a year.