Articles filed under Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District

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  • Fire district heads down risky path Feb 17, 2011 5:03 PM
    At the very least, the fire district board should reassess after one year and determine whether to drop its contractor and return to St. Charles.

  • St. Charles predicts failure for new fire department Feb 14, 2011 10:14 PM
    St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte on Monday predicted failure for the new Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District because neither the finances nor the promises for better response times make sense to him.

  • Full speed ahead for new fire department Feb 11, 2011 6:19 PM
    The plan by the Fox River Countryside Fire/Rescue Dept. to drop the coverage the city of St. Charles provides and go with an independent Wheaton firm will result in a ripple effect. For starters, this means there will be no new St. Charles Fire Station on Red Gate road, Mayor Don DeWitte says.

  • Fox River and Countryside fire district closer to naming new 911 provider Jan 10, 2011 11:07 PM
    A citizens advisory committee for the now-named Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue department had only positive remarks on the proposal submitted by American Emergency Services to provide 911 service.

  • Wait continues for new emergency services provider Jan 4, 2011 10:37 PM
    Unlike the emergency personnel they want to hire, Fox River Countryside Fire/Rescue trustees are in no hurry. They decided Tuesday night that more time is needed before they are ready to name a new 911 responder.

  • Who'll answer 911 calls? Kane Co. towns to find out Jan 3, 2011 10:57 PM
    Residents in St. Charles Township, Wayne and Campton Hills should learn who will be coming to put out their fires and rush them to the hospital in emergencies Tuesday. Fox River Countryside Fire/Rescue (formerly St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District) trustees are expected to name one of three organizations their official emergency services provider at a special meeting tonight.

  • St. Charles fire district hires part-time director Dec 29, 2010 10:44 PM
    The St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District took a definitive step toward independence Wednesday night. Trustees voted to hire a new employee to ensure the fire department trustees hope to create has everything it needs.

  • Fire station plan hits hurdle in Campton Hills Dec 14, 2010 11:21 PM
    Of all the community concerns expressed about the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District going independent with its own fire stations, the most difficult obstacle may be the ticking clock attached to the plan.

  • Hear out fire board’s reasoning Dec 4, 2010 8:27 AM
    The recent deliberations reported by the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District have resulted in confusion, fear and anger. That’s not surprising since safety and security are fundamental to how we live.

  • St. Charles trying for own fire stations -- again Nov 27, 2010 5:48 PM
    For the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District to build and staff its own fire stations, it must succeed at a task it repeatedly has failed at in the past. The district has long wanted its own fire stations. In years past, the plan was to build the stations one now, one later and have them staffed by the St. Charles Fire Department.

  • St. Charles fire district seeks advice from customers Aug 17, 2010 12:01 AM
    The St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District won't solve its money troubles this November, but trustees hope its 20,000 customers will give them enough direction to end a fight with St. Charles by the spring.

  • Police: St. Charles burglary suspects hid on Fox River island May 9, 2010 12:01 AM
    A Thursday morning burglary arrest in St. Charles Township had the makings of a reality show, with the suspects creating an island hideaway in the middle of the Fox River, police said Saturday.

  • St. Charles mayor: Time for fire district to pay its fair share Apr 1, 2010 12:01 AM
    As the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District contemplates a tax increase, St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte is making a public push for the district to start paying its fair share for fire service.

  • Tax increase possible in St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District Mar 26, 2010 12:01 AM
    Still dealing with voters' rejection of a bid to build a new firehouse in April 2009, the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District may ask voters for a tax increase in November.

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