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Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District Headquarters, 22222 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington.


BCFPD Offers Free Smoke Detector Battery Exchange Program for Residents

The BCFPD's smoke detector battery exchange program provides District residents with free batteries for their homes' smoke detectors, when they drop off old batteries at District fire stations, Captain Angela Grandgeorge reports.

Picture of a smoke detector

Residents may bring old smoke detector batteries to the District's Lake Barrington station, 22222 N. Pepper Road, or its Barrington Hills station, 120 W. Algonquin Road, to take advantage of the program.

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NFPA Analysis Reinforces BCFPD's Fire Sprinkler Advocacy Efforts

Automatic sprinkler systems reduce the risk of home fire death by 80%, and can decrease fire-related property damage by up to 70%, according to an analysis conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District (BCFPD) officials view the report as validation of their longstanding support for fire sprinklers.

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New ISO Rating Confirms BCFPD's Emergency Service Upgrades

New ISO Rating Confirms BCFPD’s Emergency Service Upgrades

Investments in new equipment and additional staffing have helped the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District (BCFPD) vastly improve the level of emergency services provided to its residents, according to a recent review of District operations performed by Marlton, NJ-based Insurance Services Office (ISO).

Statistically, the results of the ISO review place the BCFPD among the top 7% of fire departments across the country.

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BCFPD Toys for Tots

BCFPD Answers Marines' Call to Support Annual Toys for Tots Program

The United States Marine Corps Reserve has enlisted the help of the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District to spread holiday cheer to needy children through its annual Toys for Tots collection drive.

BCFPD officials invite residents and local businesses to bring new, unwrapped toys to drop boxes located at the District’s two fire stations:

Station #1, 22222 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington.
Station #2, 120 W. Algonquin Road, Barrington Hills.

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Fleet Modernization/Expansion Program Nears Completion as Engine 381 Enters BCFPD Service

An aggressive 12-month program to modernize and expand the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District's fleet of emergency vehicles neared completion in October, when Engine 381 – the final piece of new emergency equipment purchased by District officials – officially entered service.

BCFPD Fire Engine 381

The new engine, which holds 1,250 gallons of water, was specifically designed to carry larger diameter hoses for improved fire suppression activities. Another custom-built feature is the vehicle's raised cabin roof that provides more room for firefighters and their equipment, and improves their safety.

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