The Channahon Fire Protection District serves about 11,079 residents within 40 square miles. The District has two staffed stations. Station #1 is located at 24929 S. Center Street, and Station #2 is located at 23341 W. McClintock Road. These stations are staffed 24/7 with Firefighter/Paramedics.
Primary services include fire suppression and emergency medical response, however, due to the complex hazards of water rescue and industry, specialty teams such as C.A.R.T. (Combined Area Response Team) and Water and Dive Rescue are maintained and active within our mutual aid agreements. In addition, the fire district has entered into several automatic aid and mutual aid agreements within our MABAS group to broaden the available resources and establish rapid deployment to various emergencies.
The Western Will County Communications Center (WESCOM) in Plainfield provides emergency communications and dispatching services.
Organizationally, staff is comprised of a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Executive Fire Support Manager, part-time Administrative Assistant, , fifteen District Firefighter/Paramedics, nine contract Firefighter/Paramedics, Cooperative Community Life Safety Educator (shared with Minooka Fire Protection District), part-time Fire Inspector, Cooperative Information Technology Specialist (shared with Channahon Park District), and volunteer Fire Chaplain.
The Minooka Fire Protection District serves the Grundy County portions of the Village. The District is comprised of a full time fire chief and deputy chief, full time Administrative Assistant, ten (10) career firefighter/paramedics, nine (9) contract firefighter/paramedics, and 25 part-time/paid-per-call firefighters and EMS personnel, full-time public education instructor, and part-time fire inspector. Often times insurance companies and residents inquiry as to what the Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating for the Village of Channahon that is protected by Minooka Fire Protection District; the ISO rating for the Village of Channahon is a Class 3. The headquarters for the Fire District is located at 7901 E. Minooka Road, Minooka. Station #2 is located in the Village limits of Channahon and is a public safety building shared between Minooka Fire District and Channahon Police and is located at 28200 Rt. 6. The non-emergency number for Minooka Fire Protection District is 815/467-5637.
Due to a significant number of variables, please contact your insurance company to find the ISO rating of a particular address.