The Bedford Park Fire Department serves an area of approximately 8.5 square miles within the borders of the Village of Bedford Park, Illinois. Incorporated in 1940, the Village limits extend roughly from the Des Plaines River on the west to Cicero Avenue on the east and from 65th Street on the north to 77th street on the south. Within the corporate boundaries are a residential area, large manufacturing and industrial facilities, refineries, liquid bulk-storage terminals, a large railroad switching yard with an intermodal transfer terminal, a retail district and several hotels serving Midway Airport. Bedford Park is also home to the Wintrust Sports Complex.