New ISO Ratings effective February 1, 2020

The new Insurance Services Ratings (ISO) Property Protection Class (PPC) rating for the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection will go into effect on February 1, 2020.

Effective February 1, 2020, the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District will be an ISO Class 2 for all hydrated areas within the fire district.  All rural areas within 1,000 feet of an approved draft hydrant will also be an ISO PPC 2.  Any areas within the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District within 5 road miles from one of our Fire Station(s) or an auto-aid station and greater than 1,000 feet from a hydrant or approved draft hydrant will be an ISO Class 4.

Areas that are outside of the above parameters may be an ISO Class 10.  Many insurance companies utilize these independent evaluations as a factor for determining property insurance rates.  Lower ISO rates may mean lower insurance premiums for our businesses and homeowners.

For more information, download the ISO Letter. You can also download the map displaying the different ISO Classes for our Fire District.

ISO Letter 01-31-20

ISO-5 mile road map from fire stations

Engine Push In Ceremony 12/16/19

The new Engine Push In Ceremony took place on December 16, 2019 at Station #1. The ECFPD Honor Guard organized the ceremony. Chief Joseph Cluchey thanked Engine Committee members, Lt. Michael Huneke, Lt. James Lloyd, Lt. Stephen Fuller, FF/PM Eric Daffron and Mechanic Chris Elliott for their hard work and dedication helping design the new engine. The old engine was pushed back and the new engine was pushed into the station and placed in service. Water was transferred from the old engine into the new engine as well as ECFPD Chaplain Alan Isberg blessed the engine.

 

Notice for RFQ Construction Management Services-Station #3

The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District will receive sealed RFQ submissions for Construction Management Services for the new Fire Station # 3 project until 2:00 pm local time, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Fire Station #1 of the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District, 200 East Route 38, Elburn, IL 60119.

Contact Lt. Michael Huneke at 630-365-6855 or via email, huneke_m@ecfpd.com, with questions.

For additional details, download the files.

RFQ Station No. 3; 12-10-19

RFQ Station No. 3; 12-10-19 RFQ CM Services_2019-12-04_REVISED

Keep the Wreath Red

The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District is once again participating in the “Keep the Wreath Red” program during the holiday season. As you drive past the fire stations during this time, please take note of the large wreaths that are displayed on the buildings.

These wreaths will be illuminated with red lights. When a fire is determined to be caused or related to holiday decorations, one of the bulbs will be changed to white. The program is designed to remind the public of fire safety during the holiday season.

For additional information, follow the link.

Keep the Wreath Red Publication

 

Elburn Explorer Post #1357 Shoe Drive

The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District Explorer Post #1357 is hosting a Shoe Drive this holiday season. All donated items can be dropped off 24 hours a day at either Station #1, 200 E. Route 38, Elburn or Station #2, 39W950 Hughes Rd., Elburn. Drop off boxes are located inside the main entrances at each station in the vestibule.

They are collecting new and gently used shoes from December 1, 2019 thru December 18, 2019. Shoe donations will benefit Sneaker Heartz. For more information, visit their website, www.sneakerheartz.com

Celebrating the Holiday Season helping others!

The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District is celebrating the holiday season this year by hosting several drives in hopes of brightening someone else’s holiday. All donated items can be dropped off 24 hours a day at either Station #1, 200 E. Route 38, Elburn or Station #2, 39W950 Hughes Rd., Elburn. Drop off boxes are located inside the main entrances at each station in the vestibule.

We are collecting toys from November 15, 2019 thru December 12, 2019 for Toys for Tots.

Unexpired, non-perishable & canned food items are being collected from November 28, 2019 thru December 30, 2019. Donated food items will benefit the Elburn Food Pantry.

Coats, hats, gloves and scarves are being collected also from November 28, 2019 thru December 30, 2019. Donations will benefit Maddie’s Mitten March. For more information on this organization, visit their website, www.mittenmobile.com

Request for Proposal (RFP) Engine & Transmission Repair/Replacement

Sealed RFPs will be accepted for furnishing the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District Engine 301 with an engine repair and replacement and transmission repair and replacement.

The specific listing and work description for the replacing the Engine and Transmission is available by calling Station #1 (630) 365-6855 or by e-mailing a request to info@ecfpd.com.

RFPs will be received at Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District, 200 Route 38, Elburn IL 60119 until 15:00 hours on the 6th of December 2019, where the bids will be opened at that time.

Download the attachment for more details.

RFP E301 Trans and Engine RR; 11-18-2019

ECFPD Insurance Services Rates (ISO) changing effective February 1, 2020

The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection is proud to announce that their Insurance Services Ratings (ISO) Property Protection Class (PPC) rating has improved.

Effective February 1, 2020, the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District will be an ISO Class 2 for all hydrated areas within the fire district.  All rural areas within 1,000 feet of an approved draft hydrant will also be an ISO PPC 2.  Any areas within the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District within 5 road miles from one of our Fire Station(s) or an auto-aid station and greater than 1,000 feet from a hydrant or approved draft hydrant will be an ISO Class 4.

Areas that are outside of the above parameters may be an ISO Class 10.  Many insurance companies utilize these independent evaluations as a factor for determining property insurance rates.  Lower ISO rates may mean lower insurance premiums for our businesses and homeowners.

We will have a map available on our website soon further displaying the different ISO Classes for our Fire District.

For more information, download the announcement.

ISO Announcement 11-13-19