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Training/EMS/Compliance

The Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District provides emergency medical first response.  Although we do have EMT’s and Paramedics, we function at the EMR level.  The district has a minimum of one ALS ambulance within the district at all times.  A second ambulance will respond from North Peoria when needed to handle multiple calls.   The district contracts with AMT to provide an ALS ambulance based out of station 1.

Training consists of, but limited to:

  • Firefighting Skills
  • SCBAs
  • Vehicle Rescue & Extrication
  • Water Rescue
  • Driver Operator
  • Pump Operator
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • CPR/AED
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations

The Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District provides medical assistance through Advanced Medical Transport.  The district has a minimum of one ambulance within the city limits at all times.  A second ambulance comes from North Peoria when needed to cover while the first ambulance is on a transport.  AMT’s ambulance is based out of Station 1.

Administration

The administration division oversees the investigation of fires, inspections conducted, fire prevention and reports.  Other duties include grants and recruitment/retention.

The Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District strives to protect the community through prevention.  The department presents fire and life safety education to schools, groups, businesses and special events.  From smoke detector installation and fire extinguisher training to fire safety programs with the preschools.

The Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District works in partnership with the City of Chillicothe with inspections.  Ensures code compliance and maintain fire safety.

Inspection consists of, but limited to:

  • Liquor License Renewal and Applications
  • Firework Vendor and Display Permits
  • Property Maintenance Inspections
  • Dangerous Building Inspections
  • Plan Reviews
  • New Building/Renovation Inspections
  • Occupancy Load Permits
  • Annual School Inspections/Drills
Divisions
Divisions
Divisions
Divisions

Operations

The buildings, grounds, and apparatus fall under the Operations Division of the Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District.  Any renovations and repairs are conducted by the operations chief.  An important part of Operations is the ability for our members to communicate, via radios.