Carpentersville IAFF Local 4790

Welcome to the Carpentersville Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 4790 Web site. We are located in Kane County, IL. We are located 36 miles west of Chicago, IL with a population of 38,196 as of 2012. We have 3 fire stations, with 33 sworn members.


demoFundraisers such as the MDA Fill-the-Boot, are ways that Local 4790 gives back to the community in which we serve. The International Association of Fire Fighters has been partnered with the MDA Organization since 1954..



demoFundraisers such as our Annual DodgeBall Tournament are a fun way to get together, be competitive, and raise funds for great local charities. We hope you come out and support Local 4790's DodgeBall tournament for a great cause.


Local 4790:

demoLocal 4790 was chartered on February 1, 2010. We are proud members of the International Association of Fire Fighters & the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois, with 33 sworn members serving Carpentersville, IL.




Next Union Meeting:

demoOur next Union Meeting union meeting dates for 2016 (Feb 10, Apr 13, Jun 8, Aug 10, Oct 12, Dec 14) All meeting times are 1830 @ Station #91




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6th Annual Dodgeball Tournament


6 person team, $25 per player Teams may consist of all male, female, or co-ed teams ages 16 and up

April 1st, 11am check-in, Dundee-Crown High School.  Contact is Matthew Tracy, 224-622-9001 and  Link for registration is


CFD Military Shirts:

In an effort to show our support for all the men and women of the armed forces who dedicate their lives for our freedom. The Carpentersville Firefighters are wearing these shirts every Friday and every military holiday. All 5 branches of military are represented on the shirt. We are also selling them to the public with all the proceeds going to Salute Inc. and our Local V.F.W. (To order send order form to Tony Ferreiro at  or call 847-544-1298)  Click HERE for the order form.

CFD Military Shirts

Senator Nolan:

Senator Nolan
Thank you Senator Mike Noland on behalf of the Carpentersville Professional Firefighters for all you have done while in office for all Illinois Firefighters.

Spring Football:

Spring Footaball 2016a


Spring Football 2016c

In the heat of competition camaraderie is built between teammates and competitors. 8th annual spring football game. Cville fire vs Bartlett fire. Good times had by all and great camaraderie.  



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The Duece


Congrats FF Sutfin

We would like to Congratulate FF. Bill Sutfin on successfully making his probation and earning his black shield! Congrats Billy!





Fire Ops Citizens Fire Academy

***Attention Carpentersville residents***Sept. 10, 2015*** The Carpentersville Fire Department will be hosting our second Fire Ops citizens fire academy. This will be an 8 week class that meets every Wednesday night. The first class starts September 30th 2015. We are only accepting the first 10 applicants so get in quick. Please message us here or email if interested.


Custom murals for Stations 91,92 & 93. Thanks Coach Cruz!

Station 91 Mural

Station 92 Mural

Station 93 Mural


FDNY Rescue 4

Here is a picture of retired FDNY Rescue 4 and our Carpentersville Engine 92. Squad 4 was the only FDNY Rescue to remain in service after 9/11 because it was parked two blocks away. Below is a picture of where it was parked right when the second tower came down. Rescue 4's company was in that tower as well.



Photo by Bill O'Neill.

Photo by Bill O'Neill



Carpentersville professional firefighters Local 4790 have brokered a deal that will keep two career firefighters employed. Village officials indicated funding issues led to the layoff notices given to two firefighters after a recent contract was settled. "It was difficult news to here after we bargained a contract in good faith and heard nothing about potential layoffs, but we had to the come to the table with an open mind" Nieves said. Local 4790 did it's due diligence to offer solutions that would not affect our members or the community as a whole. We found ways to significantly reduce overtime costs to the village through scheduling flexibility for the next couple of years. "We think the solution is a fair compromise and proves to the public overtime had nothing to do with our problems with the village. Our goal has and always will be to inform the community on what is going on within the fire department and how it will affect them. Maintaining these firefighters helps us work towards maintaining service levels the community should expect. Local 4790 has expressed concerns to village regarding reductions to levels not seen since 2000 of only 10 firefighters per day in a worst case scenario. This is our next challenge, how can we add firefighters in a budget that is being squeezed from all sides. It is the belief of Local 4790 that the current trend of public safety reductions will have a negative impact on the community. "This now marks the second consecutive contract that Local 4790 firefighters have been the only public safety union to be threatened with full time layoffs and have responded each time with concessions to the village to avoid these layoffs". Said Nieves. We hope this has proven to village officials that it's not all about money for us, but that we care about our members and the community we serve.

Staffing Article

Read this article from the Daily Herald by Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois President Pat Devany.

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