Crete Township Fire Protection District

Thank you for taking your valuable time visiting our website. The Crete Township Fire Protection District has a proud history of serving our community. The men and women of the Crete Township Fire Protection District are here to serve you. From our frontline Firefighters to our highly skilled Paramedics, we are prepared to serve you. We are committed to providing the highest levels of service possible.

 

"The mission of the Crete Township Fire Protection District is to protect lives, property and the environment, improving the quality of life and safety of the community."

Our emergency personnel are trained to respond to all emergencies such as medical calls, reported structure fires, car fires, vehicle accidents, vehicle extrications, swift water rescue, dive operations, trench rescue, confined space, hazardous material incidents, and much more.  Every member of the Crete Township Fire Protection District is a licensed Emergency Medical Technician EMT-B or Paramedic EMT-P. Emergency Medical Service accounts for over 83% of our workload.

 

The Crete Township Fire Protection District has 46 POC/part-time members that provide fire protection to a population of over 18,000. Outside of our fire district, we also provide mutual aid to 10 other fire departments within the Will County/MABAS 27 area.  The Crete Township Fire Protection District answers nearly 1300 emergency calls annually out of 3 strategically located fire stations.

 

On top of these duties, the men and women of the Crete Township Fire Protection District also host and participate in Fire Prevention Activities, MDA, Angels on Assignment and Saint Baldrick fundraisers.  Crete Township Fire Protection District also shares their knowledge by offering classes on Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR.  CPR classes are held every quarter getting over 15 students per class.

 

Professionalism, dedication, commitment, respect, loyalty, pride, honesty, and integrity are all values of every member of the Crete Township Fire Protection District.  I take great pride that I have been chosen to lead the Crete Township Fire Protection District.

 

Thank you for Your Support

 

Jeff Panega

Fire Chief

Crete Township Fire Protection District's Mission

The Mission of the Crete Township Fire Protection District is to preserve life and property and promote public safety as an emergency response provider.

 

The focus of the Crete Township Fire Protection District…

The District will focus its efforts on responding rapidly to emergencies, providing appropriate intervention and providing the community education in fire prevention and basic emergency medical care.

 

The Core Values of the Crete Township Fire Protection District…

 

To Residents:

We will deliver to our residents of the Crete Township Fire Protection District the highest quality of service possible, driven by responsiveness, integrity and professionalism. We will continually strive for quality improvement.

 

To Fire Department:

We will deliver to the Crete Township Fire Protection District our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

 

To Each Other:

We will deliver to each other a working environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

 

To Ourselves:

We will deliver to ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of our profession.

CRETE TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT CONTACT INFO

Fire Protection

District Station 1

Fire Protection

District Station 2

Fire Protection

District Station 3

Chief

Officer

Jeff Panega

Assistant

Chief Officer

Don Radtke

Phone /

Fax

Meetings

2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 pm at Station 1

Crete Township Office

1367 Wood Street

Crete, IL 60417

Phone: 708-672-8279

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