New Lenox Fire Protection District

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Stay Safe This Fourth of July with Firework Safety Tips from the New Lenox Fire Protection District

New Lenox Fire Protection District, June 29

Summertime is here and the Fourth of July is less than a week away. Block parties, summer cook-outs and other outdoor fun is on tap for the upcoming holiday. However, more fires are reported on July 4th than any other day of the year in the United States. Nearly half of those fires are caused by fireworks.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, every year around 10,500 Americans ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Lenox Fire Protection District Dispatched to Structure Fire

New Lenox Fire Protection District, June 20

Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 2:15 p.m., the New Lenox Fire Protection District was dispatched to the 2900 block of Doxbury Court for a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews determined that a fire had occurred and the exterior rear of the structure had been on fire. Prior to our arrival, an off-duty firefighter had spotted the smoke and extinguished the fire with the residents’ garden hose. ... (Full Story)


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New Lenox Fire Protection District Extinguishes Home Fire

New Lenox Fire Protection District, June 12

Just before 8 p.m. Saturday evening, June 9th, the New Lenox Fire Protection District received a call for a structure fire on the 100 block of E. Second Street. The Battalion Chief was the first to arrive on the scene and saw light smoke pushing from the eaves. Once the firefighters entered the home, they found a fire in the kitchen area. The crews were able to put the fire out within 10-15 minutes. ... (Full Story)


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New Lenox Fire Protection District Ambulance Involved in Accident

New Lenox Fire Protection District, June 07

This morning at 11:51 a.m., one of the New Lenox Fire Protection District’s ambulances was in an accident involving three vehicles on Route 30 and Nelson Road while they were returning from training. One person was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No firefighters were injured in the accident.... (Full Story)


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Front Line Vehicle Age

New Lenox Fire Protection District, June 04

The National Fire Protection Association recommends replacing front line engines every 15 years and trucks every 20 years. Many of our vehicles are approaching or over the recommended serviceable life. In addition to the age of the vehicle, many of our apparatus are also becoming high on mileage; for example, engines 63 and 64 both have over 120,000 miles. If and when a referendum were to pass, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Lenox Fire Protection District
261 East Maple St.
New Lenox, IL 60451
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Phone: 815.463.4500
Fax: 815.485.3959
E-mail: info@nlfire.com
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