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 Rosetto
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
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

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.

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



On Monday, December 4, 2017, members of Chicago Heights Firefighters Local 711 were sworn in to their new positions at the city council meeting. Listed from left to right: Eng. Nick Irwin, Eng. Alex Morrison, Eng. Greg Taylor, Lt. Jason Irwin, Capt. Kevin Lueder, Chief Jeff Springer, Mayor David Gonzalez, Asst. Chief James Fewkes, Lt. David Tiberi, Eng. Dante Zorzi, Eng. Brian Peterson, and Eng. Eric Ruskey.  Congratulations on your promotions!


Welcome New Members

Chicago Heights Local 711 would like to welcome it's newest members; Tyler Zeibert, Ryan Ludwig, Joe Morgan, Aide Barraza, Kelly Miller, Mike Stanton, Tim Zarlengo, Mike Marshall, Megan Strong, and Steve Cremonesi.

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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