The Midlothian Fire Department is a combination fire department that employs 19 full time personnel and approximately 7 part-time personnel. We respond to fire and emergency medical incidents in the Village of Midlothian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Midlothian Fire Department responds to just over 2,500 fire / rescue and medical emergencies each year.
The Midlothian Fire Department has just recently upgraded their ambulances to transport residents and visitors by Advanced Life Support. The fire department currently has 3 ALS ambulances that transport to 5 area hospitals including Metro South Medical Center (Blue Island), Ingalls Hospital (Harvey), Advocate South Suburban (Hazel Crest), Palos Community Hospital (Palos Park) and Christ Hospital (Oak Lawn).
Our Firefighters / Paramedics attend regular training as well as continuing education in accordance to state training standards. All of our members have extensive firefighter training and certification through the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal including many specialized areas.