North Park Fire

The North Park Fire Protection District provides fire, rescue, hazard, and emergency medical services to portions of Machesney Park and unincorporated Winnebago County, Illinois. The District serves approximately 18,000 residents covering 15 square miles of suburban residential, commercial, and light industrial occupancies. The district encompasses approximately two miles of the Rock River along with major thoroughfares such as Interstate 39/90 (the Jane Adams Memorial Tollway) and Illinois Route 251. The District includes 6500 households, 200 commercial structures and six public schools. The department responds to an average of 1,500 calls for service each year.

The North Park Fire Department is comprised of approximately 50 personnel including one full-time fire chief, a part-time administrative assistant, and a combination of part-time and volunteer firefighters. The district is served by three fire stations housing a total of four front-line engines, including one capable of providing urban-wildland interface, one aerial truck, three squads, three command vehicles, one utility vehicle and one boat.

The North Park Fire Department is a member of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Division 8 along with 23 other area fire departments, providing apparatus and personnel during large-scale emergencies.


For any information that has not yet been posted, including FOIA, please contact our administration office by emailing anytime or by calling 815-636-3051 (M-TH 6a-11a).

Electrical Fire Investigation

Saturday, July 25, 2015  North Park Fire personnel respond to an electrical fire on Scott Lane in Machesney Park on July 25.



Vehicle Extrication

Thursday, June 11, 2015  North Park Fire Department personnel are called to assist Loves Park Fire Department with an extrication from a three vehicle incident on Forest Hills Road.



Dumpster Fire

Saturday, May 23, 2015  North Park Fire Department first responders put out a dumpster fire on Minns Drive in Machesney Park.



Structure Fire

Thursday, January 1, 2015  North Park Fire Department responds to a structure fire on January 1 in Machesney Park.



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