The Elm Grove Volunteer Fire Department is made up of a proficient team of fire service professionals, providing a quality service to the Village by stressing safety for residents and department members.
Things to Know About Your Volunteer Fire Department
Have you ever thought about becoming a firefighter? Have you seen the newest member of the fleet? Rapid Response Unit 2481 Do you want to learn fire safety tips for in your home? Do you know the best location to store hazardous materials (paint, gasoline, etc.)?
Like many volunteer fire departments, ours is faced with the same challenges of recruitment, retention, and meeting the regulatory requirements of federal, state, and local agencies. Through the selfless dedication of time and energy by our membership, we continue to provide cost-effective services, meeting the needs of our community.
As a volunteer-based department, we continue to provide training and mentoring for those seeking career positions in the fire service. As a result, over the past 20 years we have trained 14 members who are now in career departments.