cicero fire department

A message from Chief Lance Overholser

Welcome to the home page of the Cicero Fire Department. I am glad that you have taken a moment to visit our site. Please reach out to us regarding any questions that you may have. You will find helpful information about our department, services that we provide and the wonderful community that we serve. You can stay current with our activities and events by following and liking our social media sites on Facebook and Twitter. Feel free to ask questions of any of the firefighters, paramedics or EMT’s when you see them out at social events in the community.

Our Vision

To promote a safe and resilient community

Our Mission

The Cicero Fire Department's mission is to serve our citizens and visitors with professional and compassionate emergency services. We will continue to provide public education outreach to help our citizens prepare for emergency situations. We will continue our diligent work to prevent loss of life and property.

Our Services

  • Emergency medical services, including advanced life support

  • Non-emergency calls for service

  • Fire prevention

  • Fire suppression

  • Fire inspection

  • Fire investigation

  • Rescue

  • Event safety preplanning

  • Public education

  • Community risk reduction

Emergencies

If you have an emergency, DIAL 911. This will ensure the most appropriate response to your emergency. Cicero Fire provides premium emergency medical service and patient transport based on some of the most progressive medical protocols in the state. We provide fire suppression and rescue services. Responding to your emergency is our top priority.

Non-Emergencies

Should you need assistance that is not an emergency you may call our office number 317-984-4575 between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. This may include items like, assistance in changing batteries in your smoke alarm or asking questions regarding the local burn ordinance. If you’re not sure or if it is after hours, DIAL 911. The dispatcher will make sure you get the help that is needed.

Looking for a fulfilling challenge?

We are always looking for volunteers to supplement our full-time staff in providing fire protection and emergency medical services to our community. All training for members is provided free of charge. Please contact us for further information.