News about the Fire Department

Fire Department Monthly Report - November 2010

Read about the Fire Department's activities for the month of November.

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Fire Safety Coloring Book

Help your children learn about fire safety with the Fire Safety Educational Coloring Book (PDF, 358KB)!

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Print a Cutout of a Gurnee Fire Engine!
Download the PDF and follow the directions to make your own fire engine!

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Fire Department Monthly Report - April 2010

Read about the Fire Department's activities for April 2010.

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Gurnee Fire Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process


GURNEE, IL – Fire Chief Fred N. Friedl III of the Gurnee Fire Department has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of “Chief Fire Officer” (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing met on March 9, 2010 to officially confer the re-designation upon Chief Friedl. Chief Friedl is one of only 680 CFO’s worldwide.

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Lake County Fire Chief's YouTube Video Contest Award Winner - Mathurshan Vimalesvaran - Warren Township High School

Congratulations to Mathurshan Vimalesvaran from Warren Township High School for his winning video "Crossfire."

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Gurnee Fire Department Receives $149,000 Grant from the Department of Homeland Security

Gurnee, IL – February 1, 2010 - The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the
Gurnee Fire Department (GFD) a $149,000 grant for the purchase of four Cardiac Monitor/Defibrillators and four Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) with monitoring capabilities. The grant was announced in the first round of the Fiscal Year 2009 Assistance to

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