Recent Calls
Fri. Mar 21st 2014
325 Dempsey St

An unattended open burn almost became a serious matter when embers from a illegal burn barrel were blown out and caught neigh...

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Tue. Feb 12th 2013
Truck Rollover on I474

Call came in as a fuel spill on the interstate upon arrival the truck was found rolled over down off the interstate.

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Sun. Jan 27th 2013
Structure Fire at 1311 Fischer Road

The call came in at 12:36pm and structure was fully involved upon arrival. Departments called in on Auto Aid were East Peoria...

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News Headlines
Tue. Sep 18th 2012

We are taking applications for Firefighters/EMS.  Stop by Village Hall for the application.

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Welcome to the Creve Coeur Fire Department Website

The Creve Coeur Fire Department was established in 1938 and located between the cities East Peoria and Pekin, Illinois. The Creve Coeur Fire Department provides fire protection and medical response for the Village of Creve Coeur which encompasses approximately 7 square miles. The department averages around 700 calls a year and has a population of 5000 citizens. The Creve Coeur Fire Department is a all volunteer department and even though it provides BLS medical response to calls it is a non-transporting agency of the Peoria Area EMS System.

The Creve Coeur Fire Department has two Fire Stations with Central House located at 203 Wagner Drive and Station 2 located at 592 Dempsey Street.


The  Creve Coeur Fire Department will be remembering the 15th Anniversary of 9-11 by supporting neighboring departments with their rememberence ceremonies. Please take a moment from your day to remember those who lost their lives that day.




Everyone is invited to come out to our Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on July 30th from 8am to 12pm, located at the old Sacred Coeur Church lower level in the kitchen area. Please see the flyer located under the File Library tab here on our website. Hope to see you there!


Congratulations to our two New Officers

Alex Burtsfield- C-7/ Rescue Lieutenant

Tristan Lomax- C-8 Safety Officer


Last Year was a busy year for the Creve Coeur Fire Department, the department ran 852 calls last year. That is the most calls ran in the departments history. We are up to 17 members on the department now with many being just 18 years old but wanting to be supporters of their community. We thank them for their commitment.



A New Year to Look Back. Here are some pictures of our Apparatuses from years past.

Engine 34

Engine 31

Engine 36

Car 35

Rescue 33

Squad 34

Ambulance 49


Rescue 2 has Arrived !

Creve Coeur Fire Department just took possesion of it's new rescue truck. A 2012 Pierce Ford F-550 Rescue truck was delivered to Central House on April 9, 2013. This truck will be the prime response vehicle for rescue calls in Zone 1. This makes number three in Pierce vehicles in our fleet.



Squad 1 and Rescue 2 outside of Central House.



Village of Creve Coeur burn ordinance is in effect from April 1 to April 30 and October 15 to November 30

Click on File Library tab to view ordinance.


2012 Creve Coeur Fire Department Annual Santa Day

This is a tradition that is going on 31 years and it started as a way to burn old fuel out of the apparatuses  and allow firefighters to stay familiar with locations of the fire hydrants. This is our way of giving back to the community that supports us all year long. We appreciate the help of our Santas, our helpers from the Boy Scouts, and others.


Colder Weather Means Running Your Furnance

With running your furnance means your carbon monoxide detector may alarm. There are many reasons for your detector to do this, please read the following on the use of CO detectors. It is a state law to have a CO detector in your home if you use fossil fuel to heat your residence. Click on our Carbon Monoxide teb to see the law.

The carbon monoxide detector may be battery operated, plug-in with battery back-up or wired into the home's AC power with a secondary battery back-up; must bear the label of a nationally recognized testing laboratory: and must comply with the most recent standards of the Underwriters Laboratories or the Canadian Standard Association.

Safety measures:

  • Never heat your home with your gas range or oven.
  • Never burn charcoal inside your home or garage.
  • Always open the chimney flue when you use your fireplace.
  • Never run a combustion engine, such as your car, lawn mower or snow blower, in enclosed areas.

Install a CO detector:

  • Install a CO detector within 15' of any room used for sleeping in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Do not install a CO detector near your kitchen or garage or in a room with a furnace.
  • If your CO detector goes off and you feel ill, leave the house and call 911 or the local fire department. If you do not feel ill, push your detector's reset button. If the alarm goes off again after a few minutes, open the windows, leave the house and call 911 or the local fire department.

Recognize the symptoms of CO poisoning:

  • Dizziness, nausea, headache and coughing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Pale skin with cherry red lips and ear tips

Know what to do if you suspect CO poisoning:

  • Get fresh air and stay outside.
  • Call 911 or the local fire department.


Colder weather also means using portable heaters, please read the safety paper for using portable heaters 

Extrication Training at Central




Central house from the West

Central from Wagner Drive

Station 2 on Dempsey Street



Do you have a question about the village's ordinace concerning open burning, fireworks, business Life Safety Inspections? Click on the file tab and look for the information.

TCFA MABAS 42 Meeting

The TCFA meeting will be held at the old Sacred Coeur Church building (lower level) instead of the CCFD Central House. The address of the building is 601 Rushe Lane and parking will be in the south parking lot. any questions call Central house at 694-2521. CCFD personnel will be on hand for traffic and for the meeting

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Creve Coeur Fire Department
203 Wagner Drive
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
Non-Emergency: 3096942521
Emergency: 911
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