The first fire station to serve our community was built in 1964 on East Briarcliff Road. It was built as Lemont Fire Station 2. The Lemont Fire Protection District provided fire protection to those areas east of what is now Schmidt Road. The Plainfield Fire Protection District provided fire protection west of Schmidt. Briarcliff at that time was a dirt road in the center of what was to be Colonial Village. The land was donated by Dover Construction who built Colonial Village and Westbury, the foundation of what would become the village of Bolingbrook.
The history of the Bolingbrook Fire Department includes a strong dedication to Public Education and Fire Prevention. Bolingbrook was the first fire department in the state to provide a cross trained arson investigation team. We still boast one of the highest arson conviction rates in the state. This dedication to fire prevention and public education has kept our fire loss record something to be proud of. #Bolingbrook #Fire #Fire_Department #Fire_Station