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From The Chief
On behalf of the Channahon Fire Protection District Leadership and Staff, we appreciate you taking the time to visit our website and to view the unique services provided by our professional administrative and operational staff. The purpose of this website is to provide a means of sharing information and resource with our community, stakeholders, and cooperating organizations. Please take the time to visit the various links of the site and learn what we do as a multi-faceted emergency and non-emergency service based organization. We appreciate your interest in the Channahon Fire Protection District. Read More ...


News

02/24/2015
STEMI Recognition

Channahon Fire Protection District was 1 of 5 area emergency medical service providers that were recognized by Provena St. Joseph's Medical Center for their efforts during a cardiac emergency on October 15, 2014. The recognition took place at the 7th Annual Code STEMI Event held at the hospital.

Lt. Ryan Jandura, FF/Medic Rich Arnold, and FF/Medic Danial Grubisich responded for a 54 year old male who was having a heart attack. Through a rapid assessment and advanced care, they were able to determine the patient was suffering from a STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction). A STEMI is a very dangerous form of heart attack that can be fatal if not recognized and treated early and aggressively.

If you would like to learn more about a STEMI event, please contact the Channahon Fire Protection District at 815-467-6767 or visit: Heart.Org

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02/10/2015
Congratulations Jacque McLaughlin!
Elected as President of the Illinois Fire Service Administrative Professionals

The Channahon Fire Protection District is proud to announce Jacque McLaughlin, Executive Fire Support Manager, was elected to serve as President of the Illinois Fire Service Administrative Professionals (IFSAP) group. Jacque has over 20 years of administrative support experience. Jacque began her career with the Channahon Fire Protection District in 1994. Her expertise and experience are very valued and extremely significant to the administrative functions of the fire district. Jacque’s election to the office of IFSAP President is a testament of her commitment to executive fire service support.

IFSAP is a professional organization built around the Fire Service and the needs of the administrative support staff that operate within it. Active membership is currently made up of over 250 fire service administrative support professionals that are committed to the improvement of the fire departments and districts around the state.

The core mission of IFSAP is to offer educational opportunities and networking among the administrative professionals to strengthen their ability to support their organizations.


01/27/2015
Accepting Applications
The Channahon Fire Protection District is accepting applications to establish an eligibility register for Firefighter/ Paramedic.
Visit our Careers Page to learn more.


01/27/2015
Fire Lieutenant Promotions
On January 15, the Channahon Fire Protection District promoted three firefighters to the rank of Fire Lieutenant.

Lt. Ryan Jandura
Lt. Jandura enlisted with the Channahon Volunteer Fire Department in September 1991. He was sworn as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in January 2003. He currently serves as the EMS Administrator. His passion for serving the community and people are of the utmost priority in all that he sets out to do both in and out of the firehouse.

Lt. Andrew Anderson
Lt. Anderson enlisted with the Channahon Volunteer Fire Department in August 2003. He was sworn as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in January 2007. He currently serves as the Communications and Respiratory Protection Manager. His approach toward people and his capability of mentoring firefighters, young and old, are a testament to his ability to lead.

Lt. Allen Koranda
Lt. Koranda enlisted with the Channahon Volunteer Fire Department in August 2003. He was sworn as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in January 2007. He currently serves as the Pre-Planning Coordinator and is very involved with training. He has an incredible ability to help people realize talent and capability they would not otherwise embrace.

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