Proudly Serving Vernon Hills, Long Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Indian Creek and Unincorporated Areas of Lake County Since 1959
Countryside Fire Protection District
FIRE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TO OVER 24 SQUARE MILES OF LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
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.