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Time is just one of the many elements which affects our very existence as well as our way of life. Despite our attempts to remain young, attractive, and healthy, time and the aging process continue forward. Our hearts are by no means an exception to time. Every 32 seconds of every day, an adult life is lost through heart disease.

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Mark Your Calendars: Fire Safety Expo 2017 Is Saturday, May 13th

On Saturday, May 13th, the Gurnee Fire Department will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Fire Safety Expo by once again participating in in the day's activities! The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Parking Lot E (near Value City Furniture) at Gurnee Mills.  Admission is free!

The Expo is presented by the Lake County Fire Chief's Association. More detaiils about the 2017 Expo will be coming soon!


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Overview - Gurnee Fire Department

Overview - Gurnee Fire Department

The fire department currently protects approximately 60,000 people in a 30 square mile area, with a daytime population in excess of 150,000. Areas protected by the fire department are divided between the Village and Fire Protection District, as well as the City of Park City, Illinois.

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Home Inspections

How safe is your home? The Gurnee Fire Department will conduct a home safety inspection at no cost to the homeowner. During the inspection we will note hazards that the homeowner is encouraged to correct to ensure their safety.

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Weather & Disaster Preparedness


The Village of Gurnee has established an Emergency Management Agency to coordinate preparedness, relief, response, and recovery activities for all emergency or disaster situations within the Village. The program has an Emergency Management Agency Coordinator, appointed by the Village Administrator with the approval of the Mayor and Village Board, who meets the program standards and requirements as established by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.

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Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year Announced for the Exchange Club of Gurnee

GURNEE, IL – The Gurnee Fire Department Awards Task Force recently convened to review the nomination for the Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year for the Exchange Club of Gurnee. The Awards Task Force is pleased to announce that Fire Fighter Bill Heuer has been selected as the 2015 Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year.

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