Quick Facts

Did you know... ...that we provide service to residents in both Dupage and Kane counties?
Did you know... ...that we have 2 Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances and all fire suppression units provide ALS care?
Did you know... ...that the we have protected the community since 1896?
Did you know... ...that we provide full time Aircraft Rescue Firefighting services to the Dupage Airport?
Did you know... ...that we respond to over 4000 calls for service annually?
Did you know... ...that we protect 26 square miles with 4 fire stations?
Did you know... ...that all four of our stations are staffed 24/7, 365 days per year?
Did you know.... ...that the West Chicago Fire Protection District is an ISO Class 2?
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News & Events
As the weekend winds down we want to share two more big events that took place within our fire district this past week

West Chicago Fire Protection District, July 21

The Firemanship Conference 2024 and Brothers in Battle LLC Event. At our training site we host two of the many classes offered. We hosted “Can Confidence” hosted by and “Ventilation” hosted by Iron and Ladder team. Over 100 students and instructors participated from all over the United States and Canada. Our members worked for weeks leading up to this class prepping the training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Chicago Fire Protection District, July 20

Before sunrise this morning Tower 6, Battalion 6 and Engine 5 responded to Carol Stream Fire Protection District to assist with a well involved house fire, fortunately all residents escaped this fire. After cleaning up from the fire all companies met up with West Chicago Police Department members to spend the day training. Today’s training was conducted at Currier school and focused on an active ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Dept. Coffee Honors Retired Deputy Chief Hugh Stott

West Chicago Fire Protection District, July 19

Fire Dept.Coffee Foundation ( honored West Chicago Fire Protection District's Deputy Chief Hugh Stott (retired) with a donation to aid in his care. Deputy Chief Stott has been courageously fighting ALS for the past several years. The donation will aid in purchasing a new wheelchair. Thank you to all of our area brother and sister firefighters and friends ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Bill Schultz, July 19

St. 6 personnel hung out with the West Chicago Park District Day Camp participants. The visit was at Reed Keppler Park. The kids toured Tower Ladder 6 and learned about fire safety. What a great way to spend a summer day! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Training at West Chicago Water Treatment Plant

Member Bill Schultz, July 19

Today, personnel conducted a walk-through training session at the City of West Chicago Water Treatment Plan at 1400 Hawthorne. Our personnel learned about the facility's operations and were provided with an overview of City water operations. Thank you to our City of West Chicago Water Division partners for hosting this informative session. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Check out our Summer 2024 Newsletter

Member Bill Schultz, July 01

Our new quarterly e-newsletter, "The General", has made its' debut today!! - please check it out at this link: ... (Full Story)


Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tip #5: Store matches and lighters out of children’s sight and reach and Closely watch children when the fire pit is in use.
Summer Safety Tip #4: Place the coals from your grill in a metal can with a lid once they have cooled.
Summer Safety Tip #3: Keep an eye on your grill. Don’t walk away from it when it is lit.
Summer Safety Tip #2: Do not store or use a grill on a porch or balcony.
Summer Safety Tip #1: Use outdoor fireplaces at least 10 feet away from structures.
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