News about the Fire Department

Outdoor Warning Siren System

The Village of Gurnee has installed twelve outdoor warning sirens. These outdoor sirens are located throughout the Village and are capable of sounding both the siren and a voice message.


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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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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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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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