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The Hudson Community Fire Protection District shall be made up of three (3) trustees:

President
Secretary
Treasurer

And shall have up to:
1   - Fire Chief
2   - Assistant Fire Chiefs
3   - Captains
4   - Lieutenants
25 - Firefighters

 

All firefighters are considered "professional".

They are divided between "volunteer" or "career" categories. Both are required to be trained and have the same legal responsibilities and follow the standards related to equipment and training requirements.

 Latest Department News:

'Stay Safe Celebrating the 4th of July,' A Message from the Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2015

Fireworks Pose Safety Hazard

SPRINGFIELD – With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, the Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds Illinois residents to leave fireworks to the experts. Many injuries and fires occur each year from these devices and therefore should be used only by trained professionals.

Fireworks pose a danger to users and bystanders of all ages. As the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) explains, fireworks were responsible for an estimated 11,400 injuries and eight deaths in 2013. Injuries typically result from the user playing with lit fireworks or igniting fireworks while holding the device. Injuries can also be sustained from device malfunctions, such as errant flight paths, devices that tip over and blowouts.

Sad News

It is with great sorrow to inform our followers of the passing of retired HFD Capt. Bill Karle. Bill was a great family man and a great servant to his community. His 30 year firefighting career and knowledge has had a lasting legacy on our department. The Karle family is in our thoughts and prayers.

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/obituaries/article_ac13a05f-f65e-5d...

 

Hudson Community CPR Training

 

HUDSON COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT INVITES YOU TO OUR FREE CPR CLASS

Almost 80% of cardiac arrests occur outside a hospital (for example, at home, in a park or at work). About 92% of those victims don’t survive because, often, people around them don’t step in to perform CPR.

You can help change this sad fact by learning the skills of CPR on

 
Sat. May 9, 2015
8:00 am to Noon
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Remembrance For FF Chris Brown

The Hudson Fire Department will host a Remembrance For FF Chris Brown on Thursday March 5th at 7:00 PM. There will be refreshments available afterwards.