The Plainfield Fire Protection District is currently considering two separate construction projects located at 23748 W. 135th Street, Plainfield, IL 60544.

Bid Package 1: 40′ x 90′ addition to the existing pole type building
Bid Package 2: Adding a truss roof to existing cargo training containers

Please click here for more information regarding the bid submissions.

Plainfield Fire Protection District is here to serve you every hour of every day. No matter what your emergency: fire, medical, water rescue, technical rescue, hazardous materials and others, we are prepared to respond. We will be here for you any time you need us.

Not only are our highly trained firefighters and paramedics here to respond to your emergencies, we are here to provide public education about fire safety, CPR, using a fire extinguisher or assist with the installation of your child car seat and other helpful and lifesaving skills that you might call upon in a time of need.

One of the best things you can do for you and your family or a shut-in neighbor is to check those smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors monthly and practice your Exit Drill In The Home (EDITH) plan with your family members. Call 9-1-1 for any emergencies but for general inquiries or non-emergency assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us at 815.436.5335.

Below is an excerpt from our most recent newsletter:

Volume 5, Issue 1 – Spring 2017

Welcome to spring and as it warms up and more of us venture outside to enjoy the weather please keep a sharp eye out for those pedestrians and bicyclists that will be sharing the roadways with you. Put the phone down and stop the texts to stop the wrecks.

In light of three tragic and preventable deaths from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in our fire district in 2016, we partnered with Kidde and First Alert to put a working CO detector in the homes of some of the most vulnerable residents of our community. While this is definitely a work in p […]


The Plainfield Fire Protection District is staffed with over 115 men and women who serve you with skill, experience, pride and integrity. Our four fire stations are staffed with a combination of full-time, part-time and contract Firefighter/Paramedic’s.


The Plainfield Fire Protection District has four fire stations staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, spread out across 55 square miles with approximately 45,000 residents.


The Plainfield Fire Protection District is governed by an elected Board of 5 Trustees, an appointed Commission Board of 3 and a Pension Board and Foreign Fire Tax Board whose officers are elected by the membership.

Mission Statement

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is dedicated to preserving the quality of life by saving lives and protecting property through efficient emergency response and prevention.

It is the policy of the Board of Trustees of the Plainfield Fire Protection District to permit access to and copying of public records in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, balanced, however, by the limited exceptions recognized in the Act to safeguard individual privacy and the hereby appointed District’s Freedom of Information Officer, shall ensure that the District complies with the Act through execution of the District’s regulations adopted pursuant to this policy. A copy of this policy shall be posted on the District’s website.

Please click below for the form and contact information
Freedom of Information Act Form

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

Daylight Saving Time officially begins Sunday, March 12th at 2 am when the time “springs ahead” one hour to 3 am. When we change our clocks we should also change the batteries [...]

Carbon Monoxide Gas, What You Need To Know

With heating season upon us the Plainfield Fire Protection District is sharing carbon monoxide information to raise awareness of this poisonous gas. Carbon monoxide is often c [...]

Keep The Wreath Red This Holiday Season!

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is participating in the holiday fire safety campaign called “Keep the Wreath Red” along with other area fire departments and fire distr [...]

Tips for Fire Safety

Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas Test smoke alarms every month. Change batteries, if needed Keep items that can catch fire at least 3 feet away from anything that gets hot, such as space heaters Turn off portable heaters when you leave the room or go to sleep Stay [...]

Learn CPR

Contact us if you have any questions or would like to sign up for a class.


23748 W. 135th Street
Plainfield, IL 60544

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