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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 4, Issue 1 – Spring 2016

Spring has sprung! We all know that with nicer weather more and more of our neighbors and children will be running, walking, riding bikes and generally enjoying the opportunities to get out of the house. Please put down the cell phone and pay close attention as you drive, especially around our schools. Distracted driving crashes and injuries are on the rise and texts and phone calls can wait. Stop the texts, stop the wrecks.

Our new training facilities on the headquarters campus are up and running now and have seen extensive use which will increase as time goes by. We’ve partnered with Joliet Junior College to provide in-kind services for the use of these state-of-the- […]

Members

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.

Stations

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.

Boards/Meetings

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.

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Freedom of Information Act Form

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PFPD Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 10, 2016. 2pm - 6pm. Please call 815.733.7335 to reserve your preferred donation time or sign up online at http://www.heartlandbc.org/. Please bring a photo [...]

Extreme Heat Safety

The excessive heat predicted for our area Thursday and Friday will come with heat indexes over 100 degrees when combined with the humidity and dew point. The Plainfield Fire P [...]

Firework Safety

The Plainfield Fire Protection District urges everyone to enjoy the Independence Day Holiday safely by leaving the “fireworks show” to the professionals. Most consumer firewor [...]

PFPD Community Blood Drive

August 10, 2016
All Day
23748 W. 135th Street, Plainfield, IL 60544 Blood Drive Hotline: (815)733-7335
Blood Drive

PFPD Fire Prevention Week – Open House
10.08.2016 11am – 2pm

Join us as we kick off fire prevention week! Our free event will include a children's firefighter challenge, a side-by-side fire sprinkler demonstration, tours, safety exhibits, raffles, hot dogs and [...]

Learn CPR

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

(815)436-5335

23748 W. 135th Street
Plainfield, IL 60544

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