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 2 – Fall 2016

The weather is changing and the days are getting shorter which means more things you need to do before winter is upon us. Now is the time to have your wood burning fireplace or stove cleaned and checked before you begin loading it with wood for your first fire “of the season.” Chimney fires happen most often at night, after you’ve gone to bed and after you think your fire has long been out. Get it checked today!

We’ve sold our old fire district headquarters building downtown on Des Plaines Street and the new owners have begun their interior demolition. Keep your eye on this exciting project as they move forward to converting the use and becoming another strong partner […]


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.

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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires with the majority of fires occurring between noon and 3 pm. To keep a cooking fire from ruining your holiday celebration th [...]

Toys for Tots Collection

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is collecting new toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Toys may be dropped off at any of our four fir [...]

Plainfield Brush Fire

Just before noon today, September 27, 2016, a Plainfield farmer called 9-1-1 to advise that as he was harvesting his soybean field he could see flames from a brush fire near t [...]

December 12 2016
3:00 pm

PFPD Community Blood Drive

PFPD Headquarters Blood Drive Hotline: (815)733-7335 Blood Drive

Please call 815.733.7335 to reserve your preferred donation time or sign up online at Please bring a photo ID and eat a good meal before donating. Walk-ins are ...


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 more! [...]

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Plainfield, IL 60544

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