The Skokie Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) to the community. Fire Department paramedics respond to more than 5,500 incidents each year. Three advanced life support ambulances are staffed and available around the clock to provide life-saving treatment in medical and traumatic emergencies.
For 40 plus years, the Skokie Fire Department has provided Paramedic service. From the early days of station wagons to today's modular Advanced Life Support Units, Skokie firefighters have continued to meet the needs of the community.