What happens when you call 911?

Have you ever needed to call for an ambulance? Hopefully not, but we're here if you ever need us. Watch this video to learn more.

Are You Ready?

As warmer weather approaches, It's a good idea to brush up on emergency preparedness for severe weather, thunderstorms and lightning, tornadoes, and extreme heat. Read more about keeping your family and home safe at ready.gov.

Next Board of Trustees Meeting Monday, July 18, 2016

There will be a regularly scheduled meeting of the Rockland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees on Monday, July 18, 2016, at 6:30 pm at the Knollwood Fire Station. The public is welcome to attend. The agenda can be viewed here.

A Discussion of Recent Questions About Consolidation

Recently many people have been asking about rumors of “consolidation” of the Fire Department. But what does that actually mean?

The term “consolidation” is used for many different kinds of arrangements. Consolidation initiatives generally fall into two main categories: political and functional.

Political consolidation is a popular topic in Illinois these days because there are so many small taxing districts. The theory is that legally combining some of them could result in cost savings.

New FPD Board Officers Elected

At the Rockland Fire Protection District meeting on Monday, June 13, 2016, the board’s newest member was seated and the three-person board elected its officers for 2016-2018.

Monday’s meeting was Bob Grum’s first as a trustee; he was recently appointed by the Lake County Board to replace the departing Ed Whitehead. The board unanimously elected the following officers:

Open House March 14, 2015: Learn about our ambulance service

We are very excited to announce a change in the way we provide emergency medical services to the community. We have added the Libertyville Fire Department as an additional provider for ambulance services.

About the Fire Protection District

We all know what the Knollwood Fire Department does - we see the trucks and their highly trained personnel around the neighborhood, and we know they'll respond promptly and professionally if we should ever need to call 911. But what does the Fire Protection District do?

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