Westwood Fire Department
Welcome to the official website of the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department
Westwood Volunteer Fire Department
Proudly serving since 1894.
Be Apart of the 127 Year Tradition
Join the WFD today!
The Westwood Fire Department is actively seeking residents who are interested in serving their community by volunteering with our department.
Firefighter applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Cadet Corps. applicants must be at least 15 years of age but not older than 18 years of age.
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Westwood Volunteer Fire Department responded to 26 alarms in February 2021
Fire Chief Michael Griffin Sr. reports that the Westwood Fire Department was called 26 times for emergency assistance during the month of February 2021. Chief Griffin reports that none of the calls turned out to be serious fires.
Rescue 1 responded to a 2nd alarm Structure Fire in Park Ridge on March 13th, 2021. Chief 15-1 and 15-2 also responded.
Since February 10, 1894 the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department has been serving 24/7, 365 days a year. Westwood is 2.9 square miles with a population of 11,000 residents. Our intention is to serve the public in the most professional manner possible. Assisting our law enforcement agency and emergency medical service whenever requested. The department operates out of one centrally located headquarters with two engines, one truck and one rescue. Please stop in and visit or inquire about becoming a volunteer. We also welcome comments on our performance and service to the community we proudly serve. Help us to help you.
- Chief Michael Griffin Sr.