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.



!!!!!!! Don't Miss Creve Coeur Fire Department's Santa Day on December 19th, starting at 8:00 am that morning.!!!!!!!





Emergency Medical Technician Basic Course In January 2016

Welcome to the Creve Coeur Fire Department EMT – Basic admissions information page. We are pleased you are considering a career in the Emergency Medical Profession, and hope our course inspires you to continue through all levels of pre hospital care. 

We have attempted to be thorough as possible in providing information on our program and the registration process. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact our course coordinator Jason Behrens @ 309-202-6051. Email:

Program Description:

The EMS profession is an important link in the chain of survival in the healthcare continuum, both in the United States and abroad. Our EMT-Basic course is designed to prepare our students to manage the challenges of providing quality pre hospital care to the sick and injured. 

Our EMT- B program is a 4 ½ month program that meets 2 nights a week (Monday/Tuesday)& (Wed/Thurs) 6pm – 10pm. The course will run January 18, 2016 – June 15, 20156

Cost of course:  $600.00  Registration due by January 10, 2016                       

                                                 This cost includes textbooks and background check.


High school diploma or GED. Must be 18 years of age at time of state or national testing, current and valid healthcare CPR prior to the start of class.  We will hold a CPR certification class if we need to prior to July 20th. There will be a $25.00 charge for this class.

Health Information 

You must submit proof of a recent physical examination (within one year), as well as tuberculosis (TB) testing, drug screen and certain immunizations before you will be allowed into the course on July 20, 2015. Immunizations and physical exam can be obtained at a healthcare provider of your choice. Note – you may have already have many or all of the required immunizations and or examinations from regular visits to your doctor, or if they are required by your employer or the military.  (The cost of this is not included in the course fee).

            Contact Jason Behrens @ 309-202-6051 or email to register.


Trunk or Treat at the Creve Coeur Christian Church


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










Santa Day 2014, Carrying on the traditon for 32 years now. we would like to thank our supporters for their generous donations to keep this going.












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


Important Announcements!

2015 Department training calendar is now posted  under file library



We are looking for EMT's to join the Department, If you are currently an EMT or would like to become one please contact the department or fill out an online application.


 Open burning allowed from April 1 to April 30 and October 15th to November 30th. See Ordinace for restrictions and requirements.


Why should you have a Knox Box installed on your business? Read the 10 reasons why your should have a Knox Box installed or click on our Knox Box tab.


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.

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Sat. Dec 19th 2015
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Creve Coeur Fire Department
203 Wagner Drive
Creve Coeur, IL 61610
Non-Emergency: 3096942521
Emergency: 911
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