Buffalo Grove Fire Department Strategic Plan
The Buffalo Grove Fire Department is endlessly striving to deliver exceptional service and value to our community with the highest possible level of professionalism, effectiveness, and efficiency. To ensure that the community remains the central focus in the coming years, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department has committed to creating a Community Driven Strategic Plan. With feedback and input from the community, the plan will create and guide the Department’s strategic priorities over the next three years and shape the way the Department operates into the future.
About the Department
The Buffalo Grove Fire Department is a full-service public safety agency with the responsibility of responding to and mitigating incidents involving fires, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, technical rescues, and for providing public fire safety education and fire safety inspection services. The Department operates out of three fire stations from which it deploys one engine company, two truck companies and three ALS ambulances. All fire suppression companies are ALS and staffed with a minimum of three personnel. The Department's 54 shift personnel respond to roughly 4,900 calls each year and provide service to nearly 42,000 residents and over 800 businesses located in the Village of Buffalo Grove. In addition, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department is a member of MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System), which is a regional and multi-state agreement that ensures access to a wide variety of resources from outside fire departments. Additional information can be found in the Department's Community Risk Assessment and Standard of Cover.
Performance statistics and recent Department accomplishments for the past year can be found within the 2021 Annual Report.