Call Summary
Year EMS Fire Total
2010 468 299 767
2011 540 280 820
2012 562 338 900
2013 607 323 930
2014 611 350 961
2015 605 337 942
2016 729 308 1037
2017 718 364 1082

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Countryside Fire Protection District

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Structure Fire

Lieutenant Scott Fehrman, January 17

The Pingree Grove Fire Protection District was dispatched for a garage fire at 2220 Aurora Drive @19:26 on January 17, 2018. Upon arrival heavy fire was visible from one unit of a multiple unit garage structure. The fire was extinguished and contained to the single unit. No injuries have been reported. Automatic mutual aid assistance was provide by Hampshire, Burlington, South Elgin, Fox River, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Record Breaking Call Volume in 2017

FF - Paramedic Debra Bevins, January 02

We hope you and your families had a safe and happy new year!
2017 was a record breaking year for the Pingree Grove Fire Protection District. Having responded to only 767 emergency calls in 2010, we have increased our call volume to 1,149 emergency responses in 2017. With the impending residential growth planned for our district, we expect these numbers to keep climbing. We strive to continue providing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Hydrant snow removal

Lieutenant Scott Fehrman, December 26

Now that the snow has started to fall ... please help us "help you". Keeping your neighborhood fire hydrants clear of snow will help us respond to emergencies. If you are able to help, there should be a 3 foot area completely around the fire hydrant that is free of snow. Thank you.... (Full Story & Photos)

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KEEP THE WREATH RED

Firefighter Paramedic Dennis J Demes, December 06

The Pingree Grove & Countryside Fire Protection District is once again participating in the "Keep the Wreath Red" program during the holiday season. As you drive past the fire stations during this time, please take note of the large wreaths that are displayed on the buildings. These wreaths will be illuminated with red lights. When a fire is determined to be caused or related to holiday decorations, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Prevention at Country Trails Elementary School

FF - Paramedic Debra Bevins, October 30

Today, firefighters Debra Bevins, Brooke LeClercq, Bradley Roberts, Ryan Saylor, Gregory Hunter, Daniel Bredthauer, and RJ Schmidt were at Country Trails Elementary School in Elgin, concluding October's fire safety education with students. Students learned various fire safety lessons such as how to call 9-1-1, performing Stop, Drop, and Roll, exit drills from the home, and designating a meeting place. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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