In The Community

The Lombard Fire Department strives to provide excellent fire safety and response to Lombard residents, community members, and visitors. The Fire Department is also involved in several charitable and community events including:

  • Annual Open House: Second Wednesday in October
  • Fire Department Toy Drive and Toy Parade
  • Fire Department Pink T Shirt Fundraiser
  • Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair
  • Lombard's Cruise Night Events

2023 Donation to Bhorade Cancer Center

Fire department staff and Bhorade Cancer manager photo op with large check

On October 31, 2023, the Lombard Fire Department donated $4,300 to the Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Bhorade Cancer Center. This latest contribution was made possible by their 10th Annual Pink T-Shirt Fundraiser, which helps raise awareness for breast cancer and supports the Cancer Center team at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. To date, the Lombard Fire Department has donated a total of $29,850 to the Cancer Center. 

Pictured from left to right: Lombard Firefighter/Paramedic Bill Klein, Lombard Firefighter/Paramedic Ben Speck, Pink T-Shirt Fundraiser Coordinator and Lombard Firefighter/Paramedic Bob Hopper, Manager of Bhorade Cancer Center Nina Poulaki, Lombard Fire Chief Rick Sander, and Lombard Deputy Fire Chief George Hyland. 

2022 Toy Parade

The 2022 Lombard Toy Parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The Fire Department began at Fire Station 45 and proceeded south on Main Street to Glenbard East High School. Despite the cold drizzle, residents lined up along southbound Main Street to donate toys and baby supplies.