Town of Cicero Fire Department issues Commendations Cicero Fire Trucks lined up outside Town Hall during the September 12, 2023 board meeting as the Town and Fire Department officials presented commendations from the Cicero Fire Department Chief Jeff Penzkofer to eight firefighters and paramedics. “Saving lives is not a cliché around here it actually happens more than most people are aware of,” said Chief Penzkofer. Chief Penzkofer gave the firefighters/paramedics present a great shout out. [Learn More]
Cicero’s Morton Park Fire Station receives new Sutphen Fire Engine Photos and video included. View more photos on the Town of Cicero Facebook Page by clicking here The Morton Park Fire Station located at 5303 West 25th Street receives a brand new fire engine. ‘This is a brand new Sutphen fire engine,” explained Fire Chief Jeff Penzkofer when we visited the Firehouse on 25th street. “Our department was a bit overdue for a rig or [Learn More]
Cicero accepting applications for Fire Department positions The Town of Cicero is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the Fire Department for positions as firefighters and paramedics. The starting salary for Firefighter/Paramedic is $74,448.61. Applicants must be between 21 and 34 years of age at the time of the application submission and must meet a series of requirements. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have at least 30 credit hours at an accredited college, university [Learn More]
Cicero promotes two FireFighters at Board meeting Aug. 9, 2022 Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board approved promotions for two firefighters at the Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Town of Cicero Board meeting. Cicero Fire Chief Jeffery Penzkofer administered the oath of office for the two firefighters. They are Fire Engineer Brian Mladek, who has been with the Cicero Fire Department 13 years, was promoted to Lieutenant. And, Firefighter Ben Zibutis, who [Learn More]
Cicero names Jeffrey Penzkofer as Fire Chief to succeed retiring Chief Mike Piekarski The Town of Cicero on Tuesday voted to approve the appointment of Jeffrey M. Penzkofer as Cicero’s new Fire Chief succeeding Fire Chief Mike Piekarski who retired. Piekarski, who had previously served with the Cicero Fire Department and had retired, was called back to service in early 2020 to organize the Cicero Emergency Operations Response Team created to address the outbreak of [Learn More]
Fire Safety is the focus of Senior Center workshop Older adults aged 65 and older are twice as likely to be injured in a fire than any other age group, according to Cicero Fire Chief Mike Piekarski. That’s one reason why the Cicero Senior Center hosted a “Senior Fire Safety Seminar” to help raise awareness of best practices to avoid fires. Cicero Firefighters were at the event to help seniors make their homes safe. “The [Learn More]
Cicero Fire Department to host Open House Oct. 23 Town President Larry Dominick, the Town of Cicero board, and Fire Chief Mike Piekarski are proud to announce an Open House for the Cicero Fire Dept on Oct 23 from 11 to 3 pm at the Public Safety Building, 5410 W. 34th Street. We hope you will join us.