About the Itasca Fire District
The Itasca Fire Protection District No. 1 is comprised of the following:
Board of Trustees
Board of Fire Commissioners
Assistant Fire Chief
3 Fire Lieutenants
24 full-time Firefighters and Paramedics
Fire Prevention Officer
The Fire District covers a 6.5 square mile area and includes portions of Itasca, Addison and Wood Dale as well as unincorporated areas adjoining these jurisdictions. The Fire District is not a municipal department belonging to the Village of Itasca, but rather is its own governmental entity. However, the Fire District and the Village do work closely together on a daily basis, especially in matters regarding public safety.
The Fire District staffs an Engine, an ALS (Advanced Life Support) Ambulance and an Aerial Truck or Tower, and also maintains a reserve Rescue Squad as well as a reserve Engine and a reserve ALS Ambulance. The Fire District has an annual call volume of just under 2,000 EMS and fire calls a year.
The fire station is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is ready to respond to any emergency at a moment's notice.