About the Elgin Fire Department

  • The Elgin Fire Department has 133 sworn firefighters who provide a full range of coverage to 38.8 square miles and service a population of over 108,000 people.
  • The coverage area includes the historic downtown area, two major medical facilities, two college campuses, multiple industrial and office parks, Illinois largest gaming facility, a growing commercial segment, as well as single and multi-family homes.
  • Services are also provided along main transportation routes that include sections of Interstate 90, routes 20, 31 and 25, the Randall Road corridor, the Northwest METRA rail line, and two major freight lines.

Mission Statement

The Elgin Fire Department is dedicated to keeping our community safe and secure while treating our community members like family.


Fire Administration

550 Summit St.
Elgin, IL 60120

Ph: (847) 931-6175
Fx: (847) 931-6179

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m