CFD is the largest fire department in the midwest, and one of the nation's largest departments throughout the United States. It's also one of the oldest major organized fire departments, established before 1833. 

Learn about a Career with the Chicago Fire Department

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The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) promotes fire safety, provides emergency care, and extinguishes fires.

Department Main Office

  • Phone: 312.745.3705
    Toll Free:
    Fax: 312.745.4189
  • 3510 Michigan floor 2
    Chicago Public Safety Building
    Chicago, IL 60653   
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  • Leadership
    Annette Nance-Holt
    Fire Commissioner

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