Message From The Fire Chief

North Riverside Fire Department work hard to provide exceptional service to the residents and visitors to the Village of North Riverside.  The North Riverside Fire Department is a well-trained, well equipped, highly motivated department ready to respond and mitigate emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  We are committed to provide the best life safety and emergency services around.

The North Riverside Fire Department averages over 2,500 emergency calls annually. These calls range from emergency medical calls, structure fires, vehicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, and other non-life-threatening emergencies. Aside from responding to emergencies, we also offer free smoke detectors to homeowners, a place to take your unused prescription medications and used needles to and we will assist those who need help installing car safety seats.  

It’s our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to the residents and visitors of the Village of North Riverside. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website.  If you have any questions, please call us at 708-447-1981.


Bob McDermott

The Fire Chief