Thank you for your continued support. We are honored to be your firefighters. Please do not hesitate to contact Local 4211 with any questions you may have.

Proud To Serve The Citizens of Des Plaines.

Active Firefighters – Military Service

  • E5-SGT Jim Mulvihill – U.S. Marine Corps
  • E4-SPC Jeff Gove – U.S. Army
  • E4-STS/SS3 Lance Harm – U.S. Navy
  • Rank Mark Pawlyk – U.S. Army
  • Tom Bauer – U.S. Army
  • E5-HM2 George Hidalgo – U.S. Navy
  • E4-CPL George Trikolas – U.S. Marine Corps
  • E6-SSG Kyle Blank – U.S. Marine Corps
  • E4-SRA Nathan Oelslager – U.S. Air Force
  • E4-SPC  Mariusz Czerweic – U.S. Army Reserve

Member Spotlight

Joseph Mordell Engineer/PM

Joe started his career at Des Plaines in 2015.  Joe is an Engineer, and is going through the process of being an Acting Lieutenant. He holds certifications in Hazardous Materials Technician and is assigned to the HazMat Team. Joe likes to spend time with his wife Brittany and dog. 

Member appreciation, knowledge, skills, certifications

Des Plaines Fire Department

  • Founded 1891
  • Stations
    • Station 61: 405 S River Rd
    • Station 62: 1313 E Oakton St
    • Station 63: 130 E Thacker St
  • Firefighters/shift: 21
  • Apparatus
    • Engines: E61, E62
    • Tower: TW61
    • Squad: S63
    • Ambulances: A61, A62, A63, A64
    • Water Rescue: Dive63 & Boat 63
    • Technical Rescue: TRT63
    • Hazardous Materials: HZMT63

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Current LODD 2021: 63