Each year CFPD publishes an Annual Report detailing the department's various divisions, highlights and accomplishments achieved by its dedicated members, as well as CFPD's community involvement, Click here to view a copy of the latest year end report.
A community activity that enables residents to take ownership of a fire hydrant within their neighborhood.
Be Safe Halloween
Follow these safety tips for a spooktacular Halloween!
Adopt A Hydrant
Please keep your neighborhood hydrants clear by adopting a fire hydrant!
Car Seat Inspections
Visit one of our stations to have your car seat inspected by one of our certified car seat technicians.
Follow some simple safety tips, and you'll be on your way to safe grilling!
Boating Safety Education Course
As a boat operator, passenger or concerned individual YOU can make a difference! Learn more about our upcoming class on August 15, 2020 here.
Learn About Fire Safety with Sparky
Kids...click here to play!
Check Us Out on Facebook
If you haven't visited us on FB yet, we would love to have you check us out and "like" us! This is a great way to catch up on what's happening in our district, read up on and practice important fire safety tips, and learn about any upcoming events!
New ISO Rating
Learn more here...
Marina & Boating Safety
Boaters, swimmers, and marina staff must be ware of dangers in and around the water. Know the risks and protect yourselves from these dangers. Click here for more info.
The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years. The 2020 Census will count everyone who lives in the United States as of April 1, 2020 (Census Day). For more information click here.
Learn more on how you can protection yourself...
Teaching Fire Safety to Kids
Use this fire safety app to teach your kids how to stay safe if there is a fire. Click here for more info.
Temporary Open Burning Ordinance
Lake County has passed a temporary ordinance allowing open burning in unincorporated Lake County from sunrise to sunset on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The ordinance is effective August 11 through October 14, 2020. Please click the image to read more.
Snowmobile Safety Course
Learn safe & responsible snowmobiling practices in this upcoming one day course! Click here for more details.
National Preparedness Month
Disasters won't wait for Coronavirus to end. You shouldn't either. Plan now. Click here for more info.
FIRE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TO OVER 24 SQUARE MILES OF LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
Proudly Serving Vernon Hills, Long Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Indian Creek and Unincorporated Areas of Lake County Since 1959
The following programs exist to promote fire and life safety throughout the District.
The District has been accredited since 1998 by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, part of the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Accreditation is an assessment process that uses benchmarks to measure the delivery of fire and emergency services to a community with the ultimate goal of providing continuous quality improvement and improved service to the community. Being accredited makes Countryside a member of an elite group of less than 247 other departments internationally and 13 others in Illinois that have achieved similar status.
Countryside has a call volume of over 4,800 calls per year. The District operates out of two stations and has over 80 full-time, part-time, contract, and volunteer personnel.