Antioch Firefighters are taking part in the RED Shirt Friday Program which encourages people to wear red shirts on Fridays to show support for American troops. RED is an acronym that stands for Remember Everyone Deployed. R.E.D. Friday was created to remind people of our heroes overseas and show that we are thinking of them. People across the country wear red every Friday to serve as a reminder and ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Antioch Lions Club partnered with The First Fire Protection District of Antioch donating $5000 the assist in the Departments EMS mission of providing exemplary service to the Community. Funds from Lions Club, the Boyle Memorial Fund, the Ring Memorial Fund, and the Antioch Foreign Fire Fund were used to purchase a $13,000 LUCUS CPR device, a $2000 Oxygen cylinder lift, and a Training computer ... (Full Story & Photos)
On February 16, 2017 the First Fire Protection District of Antioch Township celebrated the consolidation of the Village and District Fire Departments at Antioch High School. Colors were proudly presented by the Departments Honor Guard. President Dean Pedersen of the First Fire District presided over the ceremony until the swearing in of Jon Cokefair as the new Fire Chief for the First Fire District. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Antioch Fire Department is pleased to announce the newest addition to our fleet; a 2016 Rosenbauer MP3 Engine on a Freightliner M102 chassis; 750 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank, basic extrication equipment and firefighting tools.
This vehicle was made possible through a State of Illinois Firetruck Loan program which the Department submitted an application in Fall of 2014 and thanks to ... (Full Story & Photos)