Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Chief’s name and mailing address?
Gary Krienitz, 75 N. Broadway Aurora, IL 60505
What is the Department address?
75 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
What is the Fire Department E-mail address?
What is the Fire Department Fax number?
(630) 256-4009
What are the phone numbers of the fire stations?
  • Central Station - (630) 256-4000
  • Station 3 - (630) 256-4030
  • Station 4 - (630) 256-4040
  • Station 5 - (630) 256-4050
  • Station 7 - (630) 256-4070
  • Station 8 - (630) 256-4080
  • Station 9 - (630) 256-4090
  • Station 10 - (630) 256-4110
  • Station 12 - (630) 256-4120
How do I get a copy of a fire report?
Submit requests in writing to: Aurora Fire Dept., Attn: Records, 75 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505. Insurance companies and investigators must remember to include a $5 processing fee. Homeowners, renters and landlords can obtain a free copy of a fire report by going to Aurora Fire Department’s Central Station, filling out a FOIA request form and showing a valid ID. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How do I get a copy of an ambulance report?
Contact Aurora Fire Department Records department at (630) 256-4000 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
How do I become a firefighter? When are you taking applications again?
Information is available on the Human Resource Careers Page
My C.O. detector / fire alarm is going off. What do I do?
Call 911 immediately.
Where is this street?
Call Customer Service at (630) 256-4636 (info) for directions.
What is the Fire Department's ISO rating?
Currently, the Aurora Fire Department maintains a fire protection rating of "Class 2" though the Insurance Service Office
I have several old cans of paint, solvents and thinners. How can I safely dispose of household-generated hazardous materials?

The facility is located at 156 Fort Hill Drive, just north of the Department of Public Works building at Fort Hill Drive and Jefferson Avenue. It will operate on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., excluding holidays. Materials may not be dropped off outside these posted hours.

Naperville operates one of only four permanent drop-off locations for household hazardous waste in the state in cooperation with the City of Aurora and Will, DuPage and Kane counties. Since 1992, the program has operated out of Fire Station No. 4 on the City’s north side. During Fiscal Year 2014, the City collected 266 tons of household hazardous materials, including oil, anti-freeze, cleaning products, flammables, fertilizers, paints, prescription medications, herbicides and more.

Where can i get fire extinguishers refilled?
The Fire Department does not service or refill fire extinguishers. Look in the Yellow Pages under fire extinguishers or fire extinguishing systems
I need help installing my child's car safety seat. Who should i call?
The Aurora Fire Department has certified car seat installers. You may call them at (630) 256-4000 to set up an appointment
How can I arrange a tour of a fire station?
Fill out the form to request a fire station tour or program. You can call the Fire Prevention Bureau for assistance at (630) 256-4130.
What's the number for the Aurora Police Department?
(630) 256-5000 (non-emergency number).
What's the number for City Hall?
(630) 256-4636.
How do I know which station is closest to my residence?
You can call Central Station at (630) 256- 4000 or check our Fire Station Location Guide.
How much does an ambulance transport cost?
  • Resident fees range from $333.61 to $573.39 plus mileage.
  • Non-resident fees range from $443.35 to $731.70 plus mileage.
Q: Do you accept tattered American flags for proper disposal?
  • A: Yes, the Aurora Fire Department maintains a flag disposal box at Central Station, 75 N. Broadway, Aurora. Flags deposited there are given to local veterans organizations, where they are properly disposed. For information on how to respectfully display the American flag, go to