2019 - 2021 Annual Incidents
CY 2019 CY 2020 CY 2021
January 334 348 342
February 345 313 313
March 325 272 343
April 306 255 356
May 349 299 332
June 367 274 397
July 332 314 408
August 360 368 406
September 371 291 373
October 400 324 433
November 331 340 414
December 362 311 463
4182 3709 4580

2020 -2022 Annual Incidents
2020 2021 2022
January 348 342 391
February 313 313 319
March 272 343 370
April 255 356 358
May 299 332 375
June 274 397 403
July 314 408 350
August 368 406 375
September 291 373 377
October 324 433 383
November 340 414 371
December 311 463 377
Totals 3709 4580 4449

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ISO Public Protection Classification

ISO Class 3 applies to properties within 5 road miles of a recognized fire station and within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or alternate water supply.

ISO Class 3Y applies to properties beyond 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant but within 5 road miles of a recognzied fire station.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District is to provide professional customer-based service to the communities we serve through the preservation of life and property, and to ensure well-trained and dedicated staff.

Bourbonnais Fire Protection District conducting full-time testing process

Member Jim Keener, December 13

The Bourbonnais Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commissioners is accepting applications until January 13, 2023 for the position of firefighter/paramedic. The District is looking at hiring between 2 - 4 personnel.

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

The Bourbonnais Fire Protection District is an Equal ... (Full Story)

Christmas Trees Present Potential Fire Hazards—Enjoy Them with Care and Caution


For all the joy and beauty Christmas trees bring, it’s important to remember that they are large combustible items that present potential fire hazards in the home. Fire departments responded to an annual average of 160 home structure fires caused by Christmas trees between 2016 and 2020, resulting in two civilian deaths, 11 civilian injuries, and $12 million in direct property damage.

Statistically, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jim Keener, October 27

Over the past few years, many Illinois cities and Fire Districts have been forced to increase their ambulance fees to maintain stable budgets.

Although the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District (BFPD) has not seen significant increases to ambulance service fees in several years, the revenue from ambulance calls is meant to offset the total cost of fire-rescue and emergency medical services. Some of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Burning Leaves in the Village of Bourbonnais is Prohibited

Member Jim Keener, October 05

The sometimes-simplest solution to getting rid of falling leaves is to start a small fire and burn them. However, that is not the case as the Village of Bourbonnais has established by ordinance that no open burning is to be conducted with the Village limits. The Bourbonnais Protection Fire District is responsible for ensuring that the "Open burning" ordinance is complied with by all residents living ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2022 Call Volume Continues to Increase

Member Jim Keener, July 06

The Bourbonnais Fire District ended the calendar year 2021 by answering record breaking 4,580 calls. Calendar year 2022 has started out at a record pace for the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District as we finish up June 2022 answering 2,216 calls for service, the most calls that the Fire District has answered in any previous year for the same time frame. This equates to a 6% increase (133 calls) in ... (Full Story)




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