Wonder Lake Fire Protection District

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The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District offers a high level of experienced service to the community and the residents. We provide advanced life support (ALS) emergency medical services, fire suppression, water rescue, public education/support assistance, hazardous material response, and technical rescue.

The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District is located in Wonder Lake, IL. We are near the IL/WIS border, northwest of Chicago by about 60 miles. Our district is about 12 square miles and covers mostly residential with some commercial and little industrial. Our community is split down the middle by our lake which is a 4.5 mile long man made lake. We operate on a paid on call/paid on premise basis.

Premise Alert Program

shswtwtDuring the summer 2009 session of the Illinois legislature the Illinois Premise Alert Act (ILPAA) (PA 96-0788) was passed that requires that Public Safety agencies with CAD programs initiate a Premise Alert Program (PAP) to maintain information on individuals with special needs within their coverage area. This act was signed by Governor Quinn on August 28, 2009.


Carbon Monoxide
"The Silent Killer"

Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide.


Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council (HSC) is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to preventing home related injuries that result in nearly 20,000 deaths and 21 million medical visits on average each year. Through national programs, partnerships and the support of volunteers, HSC educates people of all ages to be safer in and around their homes. The Home Safety Council is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Washington, DC.


What's Allowed and What Isn't?

Summary of Open Burning of Landscape Waste Regulations McHenry County Public Health OrdinanceArticle III; Section 1.29
Effective April 1, 2008 

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