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.

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 6,500 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 department responds to an average of 1,500 calls for service each year.

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This morning (June 5th) at approximately 520 am, North Park Fire was dispatched for a structure fire in the 200 block of Wilson Ave. in Machesney Park. Our engine arrived at 525 am and found smoke showing from the rear corner of the home.

North Park personnel immediately started an aggressive interior attack on a bedroom fire on the lower level of the home, while our ambulance crew conducted a primary search of the home. While all human occupants had escaped, a dog was located and removed during this search which unfortunately did not survive.

Loves Park Fire responded and assisted with water supply and extinguishment. Harlem Roscoe, Cherry Valley and Northwest Fire as well as Lifeline Ambulance were also on scene to assist. Boone 2, New Milford and Metro ambulance stood by to insure additional calls for service were answered. Special thanks to other responding agencies that were returned without being needed or assisted on scene (Winnebago Sheriff, Rockford Fire, Win Bur Sew Fire).

The fire was contained to the bedroom of origin, however there is smoke and heat damage throughout the home. The American Red Cross is assisting the occupants at this time.
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All Our local fire departments are amazing!

Thankful for our first responders 🥰

Bless all the fire departments, what would we do without them!

More than grateful for their dedication!

Thank you God for their safety

Thank God the family got out safe.

Jason Brockway

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Letters went out to retirees this week inviting you to our department picnic this summer. Unfortunately, some important info was left out of the invite. We will be sending additional info Monday, our apologies for the oversight. ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing department with tremendous men and women who provide a great service to the community this is well deserved

Great job Joel♡

Be very proud and it looks great

Is that going to be same location or west of the present building?

Jerry James

Graduations guys I was a firefighter there back in the 80s

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