Fire Department

The Chesterton Fire Department was established in April 1902 and provides full-time fire and emergency response from the station located at 702 Broadway.


The department currently has 15 full-time personnel that staff an engine 24/7/365, as well as a full time Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief.

The department also utilizes a staff of 15 volunteer personnel who respond to calls for assistance.

Local Services

Services by the Fire Department include:

  • Car Seat Inspection
  • Fire Prevention (Schools / Open House)
  • CPR to public and Schools
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Business Inspections
  • Station Tours to the public
  • Smoke detector program