With the 4th of July less than a month away, we want to make your celebration with us as smooth as possible. Please find parking information that will be in effect during the Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn’s Fireworks display at Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave., along with the Oak Lawn Park District’s Party in the Park event at Memorial Park, 102nd & Major, on Wednesday, July 4th: 

Richard High School’s entire South Lot on 107th Street will be closed for resurfacing.

107th Street will be closed to traffic. 

Parking during these events will be available at the following locations:

* Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, 10444 S. Central Ave. *

* Wolfe Wildlife Refuge, 109th St. & Kostner Ave. (police patrols on the paths guiding patrons to the Fireworks display) *

* Memorial Park, 102nd & Major *

* Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course, Restaurant & Banquets, 5850 W. 103rd St. *

Fire your life 

Mission Statement


Your life is our mission. The Oak Lawn Emergency Medical Service and Fire Department will always strive to be the leader in providing pre-hospital emergency medical care; community risk reduction; and fire protection service. We will always hold ourselves to the highest level of integrity and public service.


To our Residents, Businesses, and Visitors:

It is the DESIRE TO SERVE, COURAGE TO ACT, and ABILITY TO PERFORM of our outstanding professional employees that allows us to provide you with the highest quality of service possible. The service we provide to you will be characterized by integrity, professionalism, and responsiveness at all times. You are our customers and it is an honor to serve you. We will partner with community healthcare providers and our public safety partners to continually improve the services we provide. We will always take pride in our work.

To the Department:

We owe the Oak Lawn Emergency Medical Service and Fire Department our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote loyalty, teamwork, inclusiveness, diversity, and organizational effectiveness.

To Each Other:

The Oak Lawn Emergency Medical Service and Fire Department is a family. We owe each other a working environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

To Ourselves:

We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge, greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of our profession through constant research and training; and adopting national best practices. We will be role models in our community.

Contact Us 

Oak Lawn Fire Department

Emergencies within Oak Lawn - 911
Emergencies calling from outside Oak Lawn - (708) 422-8292
Non-Emergency – (708) 499-7721

Administrative Offices

6451 W. 93rd Place
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone - (708) 499-7700
Fax - (708) 598-3092

Fire Prevention Bureau

4401 W. 103rd Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone - (708) 499-7810
Fax - (708) 499-7706

Emergency Medical Services

6451 W. 93rd Place
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone - (708) 499-7703
Fax - (708) 598-3092

Training / Safety

6451 W. 93rd Place
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone - (708) 499-7710
Fax - (708) 598-3092