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A letter to the entire Peotone community regarding the upcoming consolidation

Member Jackie O'Hara, November 09

Dear Peotone Resident:

On behalf of the Peotone Fire Protection District Board of Trustees, we are grateful that the community has chosen a path forward that will allow for a more effective way for us to serve you. A consolidation with the Manhattan Fire Protection District will deliver guaranteed staffing at the Peotone station and help us to be there when you need us most.

In the upcoming ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Updated Illinois’ Smoke Detector Act: Don’t wait to comply with the new law. Start protecting your home and family today!

Member Jackie O'Hara, November 04

You may have heard that Illinois has changed its smoke alarm law. These recent revisions to Illinois’ Smoke Detector Act will require many residents to install new smoke detectors with 10-year sealed batteries by January 1, 2023.

What is the Updated Illinois Smoke Alarm Law?
• Since 1988, all dwellings in Illinois have been required to have smoke alarms.
• In 2017, Public Act 200 was passed to update ... (Full Story & Photos)


Peotone Fire Protection District Petition Packets

Member Kim Ingram, November 02

Petition packets for the April 4, 2023 consolidated election may be picked up at the Peotone Fire Station, 7550 W. Joliet Road, Peotone, beginning September 20th from 8:30am to 4:30pm. The petition packets are available in two varieties. One is for an unexpired two-year term and one six-year term. Filing dates are December 12th to December 19th during weekday hours 8:30am to 4:30pm.
... (Full Story)



Peotone Fire Protection District Board of Trustee's to host SECOND town hall meeting to discuss the potential consolidation October 25, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Member Kim Ingram, October 14

For Immediate Release
October 13, 2022

Peotone, IL -- The Peotone Fire Protection District’s Board of Trustees will host a town hall event on Tuesday, October 25th to share information and answer residents’ questions about the potential consolidation with the Manhattan Fire Protection ... (Full Story)



Peotone Fire Protection District Board of Trustees announces town hall event to discuss personnel crisis, upcoming consolidation referendum

September 01

Peotone, IL -- The Peotone Fire Protection District has been informed that a referendum will appear on the ballot in the November general election that, if approved by a simple majority of voters, would consolidate it with the Manhattan Fire Protection District.

The referendum question is identical to the question posed to voters in the June primary election and reads as follows:

“Shall the Peotone ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Peotone Fire Protection District Providing Smoke Alarms and Fire Prevention Education Through Be Alarmed! Program

Member Jackie O'Hara, April 19

Peotone, IL – The Peotone Fire Protection District is working cooperatively with the nonprofit Illinois Fire Safety Alliance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal to provide no-cost smoke alarms to residents of Peotone. The Be Alarmed! Smoke Alarm Installation program provides smoke alarms and fire prevention materials to Illinois fire departments to both educate residents on fire safety as well ... (Full Story & Photos)


Now accepting applications for Part-Time Firefighter/EMT-Bs, Firefighter/Paramedics, & Paramedic ONLY for all shifts

August 26

The Peotone Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for firefighter/EMT-Bs, Firefighter/Paramedics, & Paramedics ONLY.

Job Description:
A FF/EMT/PM performs duties in the areas of emergency medical, fire suppression, hazardous material, specialized technical rescue responses, fire prevention, and public education activities. These duties are above average in physical and mental ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Peotone Fire Protection District Spring Open House Scheduled for May 15th

May 14

The Peotone Fire Protection District will be hosting their Spring Open House on May 15th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Station 14, 7550 W. Joliet Road.

“The Spring Open House is our opportunity to show those we serve how much we appreciate their ongoing support,” said PFPD Chief Steve Malone. “We have a full slate of family activities that will make the event fun and educational for all who attend.”

The ... (Full Story & Photos)


Public Notice

Member Kim Ingram, May 11

PUBLIC NOTICE
The date of the regular meeting of the Peotone Fire Protection District Board of Trustee’s has been changed from
Thursday, May 12th to Thursday, May 19th at 4:00 PM... (Full Story)



No Caption Statement from the Peotone Fire Protection District regarding a referendum to consolidate with the Manhattan Fire Protection District

Peotone Fire Protection District , March 17

Peotone voters will have an opportunity to approve a consolidation between the Peotone Fire Protection District and the Manhattan Fire Protection District on the upcoming June 28 General Primary Election ballot.

The Peotone Fire Protection District learned this week that a referendum to consolidate the two agencies will be placed on the ballot of the June election. A yes or no question on the ... (Full Story & Photos)


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