Emergency Medical Services


The Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) within the city. Six Advance Life Support (ALS) ambulances*, five Advanced Life Support (ALS) engines, and two Advanced Life Support (ALS) quints are fully staffed to provide the variety of services required. ( * Ambulance 6 is manned only when staffing is above the daily minimum.)

Ambulance companies also engage in fire suppression and inspection activities. Ambulances are staffed with highly trained Illinois certified Paramedics. The Fire Department is associated with the Greater Elgin Area Mobile Intensive Care organization through Advocate Sherman Hospital.

Ambulance Billing

Billing questions should be referred to Andres Medical Billing, Ltd. at 800-244-2345.