News & Press Releases

Lake Zurich Fire Department Welcomes Peter Penkava

Firefighter/Paramedic Peter Penkava took his oath of office in front of family, friends and fellow firefighters at the Village Board meeting on July 18, 2016. Welcome to the Lake Zurich Fire Department!

Single Family Home Fire-1360 Louise Court-May 25, 2016

The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department responded to a residential structure fire at 1360 Louise Court in the Village of Lake Zurich. The first fire unit arrived at 21:34 and reported heavy smoke from the roof area of the residence. The fire appears to have originated in the attic space above the garage with smoke and fire damage occurring to the attic, roof and interior living area.

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Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department Receives
Excellence in Pediatric Care Award

The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department was selected as the recipient of a special pediatric care Community Service Award for its contributions to childhood care. The Ron W. Lee, M.D. – Excellence in Pediatric Care Award was granted due to the above and beyond duties and critical decision making of the Department during a call involving an accident between a personal vehicle and a critical pediatric transport ambulance.

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Contact Us

  1. John Malcolm

    John Malcolm

    Fire Chief
    Phone: 847-540-5070 ext. 1100

    Rick Johnson

    Deputy Chief
    Phone: 847-540-5070 ext. 1101

    Administrative Offices

    321 S. Buesching Road
    Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

    Phone: 847-540-5070
    Fax: 847-438-2630
    Emergency: 911

    Fire Prevention Bureau

    1075 N. Old McHenry Rd.
    Lake Zurich, IL 60047

    Phone: 847-540-5073
    Fax: 847-550-1779


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.