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Saturday, January 15th, 2022
Mt. Zion Fire Department Blood DriveSaturday, January 15th10:00am - 1:00pmDonate in the Conference Room 110. W. Main St., Mt. Zion, IL To donate, call the Blood Center at 800-747-5401, email mzfdblooddrive@mtzionfire.comMasks and appointments required.All presenting donors get their choice of a long...
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
MABAS 46 Division Training
Sunday, December 31st, 2017
Mt. Zion firefighters were called the assist the nearby community of Harristown on a structure fire Saturday evening. The HFD requested our ladder platform. The ladder tower was used to extinguish the fire in the attic of the large home.
Saturday, December 30th, 2017
Mt. Zion firefighters train in the cold for ice related emergencies. Simulated person who fell through the ice. We put on ice rescue suits tied to a rope and use a rescue harness to pull the victim to shore.
Monday, November 6th, 2017
Its that time of year again to change our clocks; its a great time to change the batteries in all detectors, smoke and carbon monoxide. Its also a great time to review or create a home exit plan in the event of a fire in your home (we have links on our site to assist).
Friday, February 17th, 2017
Name of product:Power supplies sold with lift chairsHazard:The lift chair’s power supply cover can crack within the screw housing and break, causing the cover to detach and exposing the power supply’s electrical components, posing a shock hazard to users.Remedy:ReplaceConsumer Contact:La...
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Mt. Zion firefighters were able to use a house that was scheduled to be demolished for training on this day. Firefighters broke into crews and did several different drills to hone their skills. Hoses were stretched off of the pumper and drug though the home.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Kidde has issued a recall of; Kidde NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms Hazard:The alarm can fail to continue to chirp when it reaches its seven year end of life if the batteries are replaced, leading consumers to believe it is still working.
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
At 12:15 Mt. Zion fire District was dispatched to 5859 Gateway Dr. for a Structure Fire. Crews arrived to find fire showing from the attached garage of the residence. The fire was extinguished rapidly with the assistance of Long Creek Fire District and South Wheatland Fire District.
Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
The Village of Mt. Zion Public Works Department is in the process of repainting fire hydrants. Fire hydrants that are located inside the fire district boundaries are owned and maintained by either the village of Mt.
Each year we set up our training maze so firefighters can practice getting through tight spaces. The training maze is designed to simulate a collapsed building, a possibility in any fire we encounter. Video posted was taken from an overhead view and sped up showing the path these firefighters take.
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
MZFD was dispatched at 2:43 PM for Mutual Aid to Long Creek for a Dryer Fire. Car 1, Tower 1 and Unit 5 responded. Tower 1 arrived at the same time as LCFD Engine 9 to find heavy smoke coming from the residence.
Thursday, January 14th, 2016
MZFD was dispatched at 9:36 AM to the corner of Broadway and State HWY 121 for a Natural Gas Line rupture. Engine 1 responded. Crews placed a protective hose line down and checked area with gas meters. Ameren Gas Division arrived and shut off the flow of gas via underground valve. No injuries were r...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
MZFD was dispatched 1:55 PM to 8704 Sheets Rd in Cerro Gordo for Mutual Aid to a house on fire. MZFD firefighters arrived to find local fire crews engaged in fighting a fully involved house fire. We assisted with fire extinguishment and extensive overhaul.
Sunday, January 10th, 2016
MZFD, LCFD and SWFD units were dispatched at 7:47 PM to 405 ELM St. for reported fire in a fire place. Car 1, Engine 1, Tower 1, Engine 2, Unit 5 responded, as well as South Wheatland Engine 3, Car 1 and Long Creek Engine 10.
MZFD Units were dispatched at 11:50 AM to 1405 E. Village Parkway in front of COZ's restaurant for a natural gas line rupture. Car 1. Engine 1, Engine 2, Tower 1 responded. E1 crew stretched a protective hose line.
Mt. Zion was paged out for auto aid to South Wheatland for a report of a residence on fire with flames shooting through the roof. Upon arrival Mt. Zion assisted South Wheatland in extinguishing the fire.
Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Mt. Zion responded to a report of a machine shed on fire. Mt Zion responded with Car1, Tower 1, and Engine 2. Upon arrival Mt Zion assisted with overhaul of the building. No injuries were reported with the fire.
On February 1st Macon County will begin using a new system to alert residents of news and alerts for their area. Mt. Zion, along with Argenta, Oreana, and Forsyth have all contributed to this system so that each of their respective residents can be informed of things within their town.
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Mt. Zion Fire responded to a semi tractor fire at the Fuyao Glass Plant west of Mt. Zion. Upon arrival we found the tractor was full involved. The tractor was not near the building and was quickly extinguished.
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