New Lenox Fire Protection District

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Photo Credit: ABC 7 Chicago
Firefighter/Paramedics extricate driver from vehicle on I-80, east of Maple Street.
Photo Credit: ABC 7 Chicago Firefighter/Paramedics extricate driver from vehicle on I-80, east of Maple Street.

New Lenox Fire Protection District Responds to Accident on I-80

New Lenox Fire Protection District, January 07

This morning at 4:43 a.m. the New Lenox Fire Protection District received a call for service for an accident with injuries about a mile east of Maple Street on I-80. Upon arrival, a sedan was found pinned under the rear of the trailer of a semi.

The firefighter/paramedics began extrication immediately and were able to free the driver from the vehicle and transport them to a local hospital in critical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Home for the Holidays: New Lenox Fire Protection District Holds Blessing Ceremony of New Fire Engine

New Lenox Fire Protection District, December 15

On the afternoon of December 15th, officials blessed a new fire engine that will be going into service for the New Lenox Fire Protection District (NLFPD).

Fire Chief Adam Riegel, Deputy Chief Dan Turner, Chaplain Bill Ciston and members of the NLFPD took part in the blessing of the new engine on Tuesday afternoon. It is part of a fire service tradition that dates to the days of horse-drawn engines. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members of the NLFPD in front of the new engine.
Members of the NLFPD in front of the new engine.

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No Caption Santa Claus to Ride in Fire Engine through New Lenox Neighborhoods

New Lenox Fire Protection District, December 07

The New Lenox Fire Protection District (NLFPD) and New Lenox Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 5097 (L5097) will be bringing Santa to town on December 12th. Santa will be riding through neighborhoods throughout the New Lenox area in a fire engine.

“We are always looking for a fun way to give back, and the past several years bringing Santa to town has had such a great response from the community,” ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Help the New Lenox Fire Protection District Keep the Wreath Red this Holiday Season

New Lenox Fire Protection District, November 20

This year the New Lenox Fire Protection District will once again be participating in Keep the Wreath Red which is a statewide initiative to practice fire safety during the holidays. Each of the New Lenox Fire Protection District’s (NLFPD) four fire stations will have a large wreath on the front of them with all red lights. If NLFPD responds to a residential fire in the district, a white light bulb ... (Full Story & Photos)

Keep the wreath red poster
Keep the wreath red poster

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Thanksgiving Leading Holiday for Cooking Fires: Cooking Safety Guidelines from the NLFPD

New Lenox Fire Protection District, November 12

Vivid autumn colors, fallen leaves crunching beneath your feet and the smell of turkey dinner wafting through the air means Thanksgiving Day is almost here. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving Day is the leading holiday for home fires involving cooking equipment.

According to the US Fire Administration, cooking fires in residential buildings occurred more often on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the ... (Full Story)


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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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