Chicago Heights IAFF Local 711


MDAMDA The IAFF has fought to save the lives of those with neuromuscular diseases since 1954. In addition to campaigns like Fill-the-Boot, thousands of fire fighters nationwide volunteer their personal time at MDA summer camps. Thank you to all who have supported the Chicago Heights Firefighters who have worked to Fill-the-Boot to help those affected with MDA live better lives. We appreciate your support.

Honor Guard:

demoHonor Guard Chicago Heights Local 711 has members that are a part of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois Honor Guard. These members participate in honoring fallen fire fighters, memorial ceremonies, parades, and other sanctioned events.





Upcoming Events:

demoUpcoming events for Chicago Heights Local 711 will be posted here. We appreciate your past support of the Chicago Heights Fire Fighters.








In Loving Memory:

John P. Tiberi
LODD May 6, 1974
Richard E. Foglietta
at rest April 11, 1998
Raymond Rossetto
at rest November 8, 2006
Brian W. Filippi
at rest April 24, 2010
Clark "Gene" Cookingham
at rest August 27, 2011
Dominic G. Cianchetti
at rest January 5, 2012
Roger "Chico" Franze
at rest November 28th, 2013
Thomas A. Labuda
at rest February 2, 2014
Maynard D. Kutz
at rest April 10, 2014
Bruce Green
at rest August 6,2017
Phyllis Petrongelli
at rest August 15, 2017

James Simone
at rest August 20, 2017
Louis J. Venditti
at rest February 18th, 2019

Memorial Badge 


Dear Members, please email
us if you know of someone we
may have missed, as we want
to honor all of our union family.

AFFI News:

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R.E.D. Friday

The Chicago Heights Fire Fighters Union Local 711 would like to salute U.S. Navy Petty Officer Joseph Swanson, a local Chicago Heights resident, during his current deployment over seas. We also salute all of the other servicemen and servicewomen who are deployed in our nations armed services. Remember Everyone Deployed!



Please consider donating to the MDA for the Fill-the-Boot Campaign. Here is the link: https://filltheboot.donordrive.com/index.cfm?

MDA Fill the boot.  


New Local President

Local 711 would like to congratulate newly elected President, Greg Taylor. We are confident he will lead us with dignity, fortitude and honor. We would also like to thank outgoing local president Steve Koenig for all of his years of service, and hard work.


Welcome New Members

Chicago Heights Local 711 would like to welcome it's newest members Greg Ingram, Xavier Beltran, and Tim Boesen.

Welcome to the Chicago Heights Local 711 Web Site

Chicago Heights Fire Fighters became members of the International Association of Fire Fighters on January 19, 1942. The Department has 65 Career Full Time Firefighters that operate out of 5 stations throughout the City.

IAFF 711 Charter






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