The dedicated members of the Minooka Fire Protection District strive to provide reliable emergency services, public education and awareness for our customers in a cost effective and responsible manner.
Know the signs of a Heart Attack.
Some activities, such as shoveling snow, can strain the heart enough to cause a heart attack.
It increases the heart rate and blood pressure and the cold air can cause the blood vessels to constrict and decrease oxygen to the heart.
If you experience:
pain in the arms, back, neck or jaw
shortness of breath
nausea, lightheadedness, cold sweat
Visit the American Heart Association for more information.
Remember...no parking on village streets when
there is 2 or more inches of snow
Help us help you!
If you have cleared a fire hydrant near you, snap a picture of it with you and your family,
then send it to us on FaceBook.
How Prepared or Unprepared are you?
Did you know...?
Smoke alarms should be replace at least every 10 years?
If you live in the following subdivisions in Minooka and have never changed out your smoke alarms, now would be a good time to replace them:
Rivers Edge Landing
Here is a great opportunity for you! Every second Monday of each month at 1:30pm, the Minooka Library has a FREE Fire and Life Safety Program given by a real firefighter. Each class session is approximately 30 minutes long. Call to reserve your family's spot today...(815) 467-1600.
February- Poison Prevention
March- Severe Weather Preparedness
April- Bike Safety
May- Tour the Fire Station
There is nothing like sitting by an open fire on a cold night. Indoor and outdoor portable ethanol burning fireplaces have become more popular in recent years. While these products provide ambiance and a little warmth, keep in mind the fuel, device and open flame can be dangerous.