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Standard Fire Prot Dist

Posted: Monday, November 4, 2002 - 11:34:42 AM
Updated: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 10:55:53 AM

121 W HWY 71,
Standard, Illinois 61363

Phone: (815) 339-2484
Toll Free: 911
Fax: (815) 339-2488
Email: sfpd1600@gmail.com


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The Standard Fire Protection District was chartered in Putnam County and covers 33 sq. mi., of which 20 lie in Putnam Co. and 13 in LaSalle Co. SFPD is dispatched for calls by both Putnam & LaSalle Co. Sheriff's Departments from 911. The district is primarily rural, bisected north & south by Hwy 89 and east & west by Hwy 71, with the Village of Standard (pop 300) in its geographic center. The district borders 4 miles of Illinois River to the north and serves a population of approximately 1100. ISO Rating = 5

SFPD provides Auto, Farm & Heavy Extrication, First Responders & BLS Non-Transport, Haz-Mat Ops, Search & Rescue, Structural Firefighting, Field & Wildland Firefighting, and Water & Ice Rescue.With its Hovercraft, SFPD provides for Putnam County, coverage to 26 linear miles of Illinois River and 10 sq. mi. of backwater lakes. SFPD is a member of MABAS Div 57 and has formal Auto-Aid agreements with 3 neighboring districts. SFPD provides Mutual Aid to departments in Putnam, LaSalle, Bureau and Marshall Counties. The department is volunteer, with 19 firefighters and 4 cadets. The station's designator is 1600. Comannd staff consists of a Chief (1605) Asst. Chief (1606) Captain (1607) and 2 Lieutenants (1608 & 1609) The Chief is appointed by the district; other officers are appointed by the Chief. SFPD answered 152 calls in 2010. Apparatus consists of:

1601  (2010) Hovercraft, 4 man, 100hp

1602  (1999) Polaris ATV

1603  (1997) Light Tower - towed

1611  (1974) Pierce 4x4 Minipumper, 2 man, 300gpm w/300 gal water

1612  (1982) Pierce/Ford Pumper, 5 man, 750gpm w/1000 gal water

1614  (2002) Ford F-450 Brush w/skid unit, 5 man, (also serves as LT Rescue & FR EMS unit)

1615  (2000) Ford Excursion Squad & BLS EMS, 5 man

1616  (1990) Ford Tanker, 3500 gal water w/pump, folding tank & 10 inch dump

1617  (1991) Pierce/Lance Pumper, 8 man, 1500gpm w/55 ft Tele-Squrt

1619  (1978) E-1/Ford Hvy Rescue, 3 man, 500 gpm w/500 gal water

1626  (2011) Kenworth Tanker, 2000 gal water w/pump, folding tank & 180 degree 10 in dump


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