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Established in 1959, the Countryside Fire Protection District proudly serves an area that includes portions of Vernon Hills, Hawthorn Woods, Long Grove, Indian Creek, and Unincorporated areas of Lake County. We protect residential, mercantile, office, warehouse, and light industrial property with an EAV of $1.5 billion. CFPD staffs 2 fire stations 24 hours a day and in 2017 responded to 4,809 fire, rescue and EMS calls. Effective responses in the District are accomplished with many strong automatic and mutual aid intergovernmental agreements with neighboring agencies to assure the quickest, most efficient response.
The District is an Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 3 and internationally accredited fire agency since 1998; meeting the highest standards set by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
The 24 square mile Countryside Fire Protection District stretches from Milwaukee Avenue on the East, to Fremont Center Road on the west. The Northern most boundary is Winchester Road, and to the south, Port Clinton Road. The Canadian National and METRA Railroads traverse the District.
Our professional force of 44 full-time and contract Firemedics complimented by 35 part-time Firefighters and Paramedics, train weekly to ensure readiness in firefighting, emergency medical skills, technical rescue, hazardous materials, and disaster response for the 36,400 residents we serve.
The District operates a state-of-the-art dispatch center staffed by 7 full-time and several part-time professional, Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatch trained telecommunicators. Our operation is also supported by an administrative staff.
The members of the Countryside Fire Protection District are committed to providing the community with the utmost in public safety.
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