Altona Fire Protection District in Altona, Illinois

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Altona Fire Protection District Details

Address and Phone Number for Altona Fire Protection District, a Fire Department, at PO Box 75, Altona IL.

Name
Altona Fire Protection District
Address
PO Box 75
Altona, Illinois, 61414
Phone
309-484-2112

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About the Altona Fire Protection District

The Altona Fire Protection District, located in Altona, IL, provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Altona community. The Fire Department's mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to fires, the Altona Fire Protection District also responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Altona fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response services
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Altona Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Knox County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Department Information in Altona

The Altona Fire Protection District provides information on Altona fire stations and fire districts. They also provide information on fire safety requirements for residential and business buildings, fire safety testing, and public records on the department's activities. The Fire Department issues annual reports with department information, events, and response numbers.

Emergency Response Services in Altona, IL

In an emergency situation, 911 routes safety calls to a dispatch agency, which coordinates the Altona Fire Department response. In Altona, the responding Fire House depends on the geographic location, the resources needed for the call, or paramedic emergency services. Some Fire Houses in Altona, for example, have aerial ladders, fire hoses, fire trucks, rescue vehicles, or water pumpers. Multiple Altona Fire Stations may respond to the same emergency by sending fire engines.

Altona Fire and Emergency Preparedness Resources

In Altona, the Fire Department also offers fire and emergency preparedness resources. The Fire Department may offer safety classes, distribute smoke detectors, and run public information campaigns. The educational programs offered by Altona Fire Protection District include events in Altona schools to teach children about fire safety and outreach at public events. Altona residents can also receive fire safety tips and resources on the community's emergency response plan from the Fire Department.

Altona Fire Code Inspections

The Fire Department conducts fire code inspections for Altona buildings. The Altona Fire Marshal enforces the Knox County and Illinois Fire Code by reviewing plans for new construction or renovations. The Fire Marshal also coordinates with the Altona building code and building permit offices, and investigates fires to determine their cause.

Contact the Altona Fire Protection District

You may contact the Altona Fire Protection District by calling 309-484-2112, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Altona Fire Protection District, PO Box 75, Altona, Illinois, 61414.