West Chicago

Fire Protection District
































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Interim Chief Norman Malcolm

The West Chicago Fire Protection District would like to welcome the new Interim Chief, Norm Malcolm, to the District.  Chief Malcolm comes to the District with 37 years Firefighter experience.  A bulk of his career was spent moving up the ranks at the Palatine Fire Department with the last 10 years serving as Palatine’s Fire Chief before his retirement in 2009.  After retiring from Palatine, Chief Malcolm accepted the position of Interim Chief at Streamwood Fire Department for a period of 14 months.  After leaving the Streamwood Fire Department, Malcolm worked as a part time consultant for Voorhees Associates.  In October of 2013, Norm accepted a position as Interim Fire Chief for the Roselle Fire Department which he held through April 4, 2014.  Interim Chief Malcolm started with the West Chicago Fire Protection District on Monday, April 7, 2014.


Chief Malcolm resides in Palatine with his wife Mary Ellen. Their family consists of six grown children and thirteen grandchildren.


L-R David Janaes, President Board of Trustees, Lee Deaton, Honorable Mayor Pineda

President Janaes introduced Lee Deaton from Natural Healing. Janaes read and presented Deaton with Resolution No. 2014-R-10, a Resolution honoring the donation of a pet ventilator by Natural Healing, Inc. by the West Chicago Fire Protection District.  Deaton presented a check to the Board  for the WCFPD in the amount of $500 to purchase pet ventilators for the Fire District.


Final Hiring Eligibility Roster

The Fire Commission has concluded the testing process. All preference points have been awarded and the final eligibility roster has been posted. Click the link below to view the final candidate list posted December 15, 2012. The list will remain in effect for two (2) years or until exhausted.

Final Hiring Roster


Employee Compensation 2014 - 2015


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  West Chicago Community Calendar

Contact Us!!!!
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Minutes and Meetings
West Chicago FPD is committed to keeping the public informed.  Now available online are the agendas and minutes for the Board of Trustees. 


  • Call Count for 2014 is 2388
  • Call Count for 2013 was 2833
  • Call Count for 2012 was 3002
  • Call Count for 2011 was 2908
  • Call Count for 2010 was 2967