Fire Suppression & Roadway Extrication
Each member of the Bartlett Fire Protection District is at least trained to the State of Illinois' Firefighter II level, the entry-level certification established by the State Fire Marshal's Office. Many of Bartlett's personnel are trained to the Firefighter III level and beyond, including Instructor certifications, Fire Officer certifications, Inspector certifications, Arson Investigation, Vehicle Extrication, Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescue, and more. The Department employs a rigorous training curriculum, constantly refreshing both the knowledge and practical skills required by both officers and firefighters.
Emergency Medical Services
Advanced Life Support and hospital transportation of the ill and injured is provided by certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) and Paramedics (EMT-P) responding in three mobile Intensive Care / Advanced Life Support units. Many of Bartlett's personnel hold specialized certifications such as Pediatric Life Support, Basic and Advanced Trauma Care, and Advanced Cardiac Care. For information regarding our Medical Access Protection Safe (MAPS) program, click here to view the MAPS page and request a MAPS box or call 630-837-3701 during normal business hours.
Hazardous Materials Response Team
The Bartlett Fire Protection District maintains an intensively trained HazMat team which provides control and containment for hazardous materials release. The team is specially equipped to deal with any dangerous chemical, from the hundreds of products used by local industry, to the thousands of hazardous substances transported through town on many of our railroads and highways.
High-Rise & Below Grade Rescue Team (Technician Rescue)
The Bartlett Fire Protection District's Technical Rescue Team (TRS) is specially trained and equipped to deal with victim rescue and removal from various unique situations, including underground sites, elevated structures, trenching operations, sewers and access tunnels, and other limited access or confined spaces.
The Bartlett Fire Protection District's Public Education Team's goal is educating the citizens in the community of Bartlett to avoid potentially injurious fires and how to properly exit their homes, schools, and businesses to save lives. Various activities are coordinated by Public Education, such as school visits, public appearances/block parties, fire drills, fire safety awareness programs, Boy Scout merit badge classes, fire extinguisher training, CPR classes, and Operation Beep - 9 volt smoke detector battery replacement program.