EDS Provides Support During Warehouse Fire in Rockford

At 3:20 AM on August 28, Rockford, IL dispatch called the EDS hotline requesting two canteens to support over 100 personnel on scene fighting a large warehouse fire…

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

We Love Our Volunteers! You are invited to the Emergency Disaster Services Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6pm. Location: Emergency Disaster Services, 1000 Pratt…

EDS participates in 2016 National Guard Patriot Annual Domestic Operations Exercise

The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division Emergency Disaster Services Department took part in the 2016 National Guard Patriot annual Domestic Operations Exercise in Wisconsin from July 18 – 21,…

Disaster Helps During Local Apartment Fire

A severe thunderstorm with microbursts occurred in the Chicago Metropolitan area on May 31, 2016 destroying apartment buildings in Willowbrook and Forest Park. Driving through a significant storm,…