Specialty Teams


Tactical Emergency Medical Service


Tactical Paramedic Team Mission 

Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) is the provision of preventative urgent and emergent medical care during high risk, extended duration, and mission-driven law enforcement special operations. The mission of the Troy Fire Protection District Tactical Medic team is to assist the Will County Sheriff on SWAT incidents, and to provide the best possible care for SWAT members and civilians. 


About the Troy Tactical Paramedics 

In January of 2013 the Troy Fire Protection District joined the Will County Sheriff with a team of firefighter/paramedics to provide emergency medical care to law enforcement as well as civilians injured in SWAT operations. This experienced group of Illinois State certified paramedics went on to be specially trained in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), Rescue Task Force (RTF) operations, SWAT tactics, as well as State of Illinois firearms training and qualifications; and trains on a regular basis with Will County SWAT.


Hazardous Material Team

Hazmat Team Mission

The Troy FPD Hazardous Materials Team's Mission is to provide professional response to any Hazardous Materials leak, spill, or condition that threatens the public and/or environment of the Troy FPD and MABAS 15.


About the Hazmat Team

The Hazardous Materials Team is part of MABAS Division 15. The team responds to incidents involving all types of hazardous materials spills and leaks. The Hazardous Materials Team responds to fixed facility incidents, as well as transportation accidents including highway and railroad emergencies. The team has Level A and Level B Technicians who can operate in a totally encapsulated environment.



Fire Investigation Team


Fire Investigation Division Mission

The primary purpose of the Fire Investigation Division is to determine the origin and cause of fires within the Troy Fire Protection District. The data collected during the investigation is of great significance since it can expose a serious crime like arson. It also provides valuable statistics on fire trends and experience – information in developing programs to reduce the fire risk in the future.


About the Fire Investigation Division

The Troy Fire Investigation Division was established to investigate the origin and cause of all fires within the boundaries of the Troy Fire Protection District, as per 425 ILCS 25/0.01 Fire Investigation Act, the fire chief shall investigate the origin, cause and circumstances of every fire occurring within their jurisdiction. The fire investigators are appointed by the fire chief to comply with this state law.

Today the division has two types of Investigators, Fire Investigator and Arson Investigator.

Fire Investigators looks at the fire remains, and obtains information and investigates to determine the origin, cause and circumstances         surrounding the fire. They are not only trained in fire investigation techniques but also evidence collection and interviewing.

Arson Investigators are commissioned peace officers with weapons qualifications. The arson investigators have arrest authority and trained not only in fire investigation techniques but also evidence collection, interviewing, fraud investigation, and other aspects of criminal investigation.


Both the Fire Investigator and the Arson Investigator may be subpoenaed to court on a regular basis to render expert opinions and testimony in both civil and criminal cases.  The investigators are required to recertify every four years. Our investigators are also members of the MABAS Division 15 Fire Investigation Team as well as the South Suburban Fire Investigation Task Force.


Water Rescue Team

Mission Statement

The Troy FPD Water Rescue Team’s mission is to provide a professional response to water rescue and recovery incidents to the residents of Troy FPD.


About the Water Rescue Team

The Water Rescue Team responds to all water rescue calls within the Troy FPD and is called out to other areas in need of mutual aid as a part of M.A.B.A.S. Division 15.  The Water Rescue Team is organized for rapid rescue response, responding quickly, gathering information, and deploying rescuers to perform a rapid and effective search and retrieval.


Honor Guard

Honor Guard Mission

The mission of the Troy FPD Honor Guard shall be: To provide distinguished representation of the Troy FPD at events in the community or other locations as requested. We will convey a commitment to excellence when presenting the colors and the Flag of the United States in a respectful and military manner. To provide a dignified Honor Guard for fallen firefighters, their surviving family members, and brothers and sisters through an organization of an participation in funeral and memorial services.


About the Honor Guard

The Troy FPD Honor Guard represents the Fire Protection District. The guard is comprised of members who dedicate themselves to drill and ceremony etiquette while presenting the colors of the United States of America, the State of Illinois, and Troy FPD. The members also provide service as an honor guard in the event of an active firefighter or retired firefighter’s passing.