News about the Fire Department

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

GURNEE, IL - August 18, 2009 - The Gurnee Fire Department Awards Task Force recently convened to review the nomination for the Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year for the Breakfast Exchange Club of Gurnee. The Awards Task Force is pleased to announce that Battalion Chief Barry Henby has been selected as the 2008 Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year.

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2009 Sam's Club Safety Day - Saturday, July 25th

07/25/2009 12:00 pm
07/25/2009 4:00 pm
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Career Fire Service Opportunities

A career in fire service, whether as a sworn Firefighter/Paramedic, Civilian Fire Inspector, or Administrative Support personnel, can be very rewarding and challenging.
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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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Babysitter/Visitor Information

We use babysitters often. Whether they are people from our family or recruited from the community, most are not familiar with our home and where emergency information can be obtained. When we place trust of our loved ones with others, it is only appropriate to all concerned to know how to take care of emergencies when they occur.

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