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Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:29:33 GMT



IL Fire Department Regains Class 1 Rating - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

IL Fire Department Regains Class 1 Rating
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Jan. 10--The Springfield Fire Department has joined the top half percent of all fire departments in the nation by receiving a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Service Offices, Fire Chief Barry Helmerichs announced to the Springfield City Council ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:55:59 GMT



Springfield City Council tie-breaker passes TIF dollars for upscale downtown apartments - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield City Council tie-breaker passes TIF dollars for upscale downtown apartments
FOX Illinois
Also at Council, some at said it was an unexpected turn of events for the Springfield Fire Department. They have to wait even longer for their request to buy soft and hardware that would have the ability to change traffic lights green. The fire ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:30:04 GMT



Class 1 Rating for Springfield Fire Department - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Class 1 Rating for Springfield Fire Department
FOX Illinois
“The Springfield Fire Department has been awarded a Class 1 (Public Protection Classification, PPC) grade from ISO effective April 1, 2018. Class 1 represents an exemplary fire suppression program, and Class 10 indicates that the area's fire ...

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Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:48:21 GMT



Springfield Fire Department receives elite rating - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield Fire Department receives elite rating
FOX Illinois
The Springfield Fire Department has received a class one rating from the Insurance Services Offices (ISO). Out of 46,000 fire departments across the nation, only 241 are given the rating. "It's the top rating in the country," Springfield Fire Chief ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:48:43 GMT



A mill's tale - Illinois Times


Illinois Times

A mill's tale
Illinois Times
Richmond, the fire marshal, downplays any threat to the neighborhood, although he acknowledges that witnesses saw a large cloud of dust rise when the building fell. “Some of that dust cloud presumably went throughout the neighborhood,” Richmond says ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:57:25 GMT



Springfield Fire Department asks city for money for traffic control devices - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Springfield Fire Department asks city for money for traffic control devices
FOX Illinois
Springfield Fire Department asks city for money for traffic control devices. by Fox Illinois News Team. The Foreign Fire Insurance Board is putting $9,000 toward the $105,000 system that would turn traffic lights green for firefighters making emergency ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:05:12 GMT



Illinois News - IGNN (press release)


Illinois News
IGNN (press release)
SPRINGFIELD - The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today announced the application is live for the Small Equipment Grant Program. All interested departments should send an application to OSFM no later than Feb. 28, 2018. The OSFM will award $2.2 ...

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Posted on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 21:09:41 GMT



New program looks to provide smoke detectors throughout the state - FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

New program looks to provide smoke detectors throughout the state
FOX Illinois
Helping to lower the number of families without a working smoke detector and helping to save more lives across the state of Illinois. "With this program, we know that 10-year, lifetime battery smoke alarms are going to be installed and that's where we ...

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Posted on Thu, 04 Jan 2018 03:43:28 GMT



Illinois Firefighters Pitching in on Signal Tech - Government Technology


Government Technology

Illinois Firefighters Pitching in on Signal Tech
Government Technology
Money to foreign fire insurance boards in Illinois comes from out-of-state insurance companies, which pay a 2 percent tax on policies they sell in Illinois. The tax is collected by the Illinois Municipal League and redistributed back to local boards ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:36:42 GMT



Crews clean up lab that tests for diseases after water pipe bursts - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Crews clean up lab that tests for diseases after water pipe bursts
Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Fire Department confirmed no one was harmed in the incident. As of Sunday evening, the flooding didn't present any biohazard to the public, though the health department notified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 02:22:01 GMT



 

 
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