The Riverdale Fire Department responded to over 3100 emergencies with more than 2300 EMS runs. We operate in the South Cook County EMS System. Hospitals within this system include Ingalls Hospital, South Suburban Hospital, and St. James Hospital. South of Cook County is apart of the Region 7 Medical Region, and Christ Hospital is a Level One Trauma Center. We maintain the highest level of preparedness for rapid treatment of traumatic injuries and other life-threatening medical emergencies.
The Riverdale Fire Department is a non-transport BLS Service provider. All transports to local hospital are done by Bud’s Ambulance. Bud’s ambulance provides Advance Life Support treatment and transport for our citizens.