2016 Incidents
January 293
February 258
March 251
April 261
May 284
June 303
July 309
August 309
September 283
October 293
November 266
December 316
Total 3426

2017 Incidents
January 284
February 247
March 276
April 274
May 293
June 283
July 319
August 292
September 278
October 296
November 312
December 307
Total 3461

2018 Incidents

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District

ISO Public Protection Classification

ISO Class 3 applies to properties within 5 road miles of a recognized fire station and within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or alternate water supply.

ISO Class 3Y applies to properties beyond 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant but within 5 road miles of a recognzied fire station.

 

Mission Statement

The Bourbonnais Fire Protection District will provide professional customer-based service to the communities we serve through the preservation of life and property, and to ensure well-trained and dedicated staff.

 

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Passing of George Reichhardt with East Joliet Fire Protection District

Member Ed St. Louis, January 15

East Joliet Fire Protection District

It is with great sadness to report the passing of retired Firefighter George Reichhardt on January 14, 2018. George served the department for many years starting as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Engineer, and Trustee. He also served as the department photographer. George was an employee at FERMI Lab in Batavia as a career Firefighter retiring in 1999 as a Captain. ... (Full Story)


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OSFM opens applications for small equipment grants

Member Ed St. Louis, January 08

State Fire Marshal Opens Applications for Small Equipment Grant Program

All applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today announced the application is live for the Small Equipment Grant Program. All interested departments should send an application to OSFM no later than Feb. 28, 2018. The OSFM will award $2.2 million to eligible ... (Full Story)


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Office of the State Fire Marshal Streamlines Firefighter State Training Certification Process

Member Ed St. Louis, December 06

Illinois e-News Release
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leslie Strain
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 leslie.strain@illinois.gov

Office of the State Fire Marshal Streamlines Firefighter State Training Certification Process
Intergovernmental ... (Full Story)


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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Member Ed St. Louis, November 02

Name of product:

Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles
Hazard:

The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.

Remedy:

Replace
Recall date:

November 2, 2017

Recall number:
18-022... (Full Story)


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Recalls

Member Ed St. Louis, June 29

1. Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and Injury Hazards: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Fireworks-Recalled-By-American-Promotional-Events

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1. Recall Date: June 27, 2017
Recall Number: 17-181
Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and ... (Full Story)


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