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District Profile

The District was formed in 2017, and the City of Chillicothe joined in 2019. Prior to that the department consisted of the Chillicothe Community Fire Department Inc. which was funded by subscriptions and the City of Chillicothe Fire Department that was funded by city tax dollars. The two departments functioned as one department out of four stations. The current Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District covers the City of Chillicothe, Mossville, Rome and the Village of Hopewell.

Non-emergency Activities: Fire Investigation, Inspections, Fire Prevention, and Education

Emergency Services: Fire, EMS, Rescue, Water Rescue, and MABAS 36 (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System)

Facilities – Four Stations: Station #1, Main Station, 217 W Chestnut St, Chillicothe, IL / Station #2, 1201 N Bradley St, Chillicothe, IL / Station #4, 5400 E Cambron Ave, Chillicothe, IL / Station #5, 10610 Moss St, Mossville, IL

Trustees – Five person board: President: Kevin Peterson, Vice President: Mark Molleck, Treasurer: Brian Cline, Secretary: George Ryan, Trustee: Jon Duvall

District Information: Formed District in 2019, Size: 110 sq. miles, Day Population: Approx. 15,000, Annual calls: 1,200

Fire District has two part-time employees: Fire Chief: Marvin Roderick, Office Manager: Cyndi Simpkins

Personnel: 40+ Volunteer Firefighters which includes four Assistant Chiefs: Jim Benisch, Greg Hurd, Don Schmidt, and Tim Strunk

Apparatus: 5 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 2 Rescue Companies, 1 Brush Truck, 1 Hovercraft, 1 Ranger, 1 Tender, 1 Squad and 1 Boat

Marvin Roderick