The Chicago Heights Fire Fighters Union Local 711 would like to salute U.S. Navy Petty Officer Joseph Swanson, a local Chicago Heights resident, during his current deployment over seas. We also salute all of the other servicemen and servicewomen who are deployed in our nations armed services. Remember Everyone Deployed!
New Turnout Gear
July 7, 2020
Local 711 is proud to acknowledge a first for the Chicago Heights Fire Department. Today our first female Lieutenant Carolyle driven by a female Acting Engineer Megan Zeibert. Well done.
Please consider donating to the MDA for the Fill-the-Boot Campaign. Here is the link: https://filltheboot.donordrive.com/index.cfm?
MDA Fill the boot.
New Local President
Local 711 would like to congratulate newly elected President, Greg Taylor. We are confident he will lead us with dignity, fortitude and honor. We would also like to thank outgoing local president Steve Koenig for all of his years of service, and hard work.
Welcome New Members
President Greg Taylor swears in new member Kayla Paxson. Congratulations Kayla and welcome to Local 711.
Chicago Heights Fire Fighters became members of the International Association of Fire Fighters on January 19, 1942. The Department has 65 Career Full Time Firefighters that operate out of 5 stations throughout the City.