Manhattan Fire Protection District
Manhattan Fire Protection District

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Now Hiring Part-Time Personnel

November 14

The Manhattan Fire Protection District is accepting applications for part-time positions.

Applicants must have the minimum qualifications:
1. Illinois OFSM Basic Operations Firefighter
2. Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-B
3. Illinois Class B non-CDL Driver’s License
4. Must be at least 21 years old
5. Will be required to obtain entry into the Silver Cross EMS System

Applications can be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Keep Safety in Mind this Halloween

October 26

Halloween is fun, spooky, and festive with kids going door-to-door for treats and homes decorated with glowing jack-o´-lanterns and paper ghosts. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips from the Manhattan Fire Protection District and the National Fire Protection Association.

*When choosing a costume, stay away from long trailing fabric. If your child is wearing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: What’s yours?

October 05

The Manhattan Fire Protection District urges all residents to know how old their smoke alarms are, and to replace them every 10 years.

Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most people, you’re ... (Full Story & Photos)

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National Seat Check Saturday

September 07

The Manhattan Fire and Police Departments announced today that certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be offering free car seat inspections and education to parents and caregivers on Saturday, September 24, beginning at 9am at the Village of Manhattan. The event is part of National Seat Check Saturday, and will also include lessons on how to choose the right car seats for children, install ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Department Puts High Angle Training to Use

August 10

Manhattan firefighters train daily for all types of emergencies like fires, medical emergencies and more specialized incidents such as high angle and confined space rescues and hazardous materials response. Recently, the fire department used its specialized high angle rescue training at a local farm. Manhattan firefighters safely assisted an ill person down from the top of a 50’ grain bin. Manhattan ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Manhattan Fire Protection District
100 Park Road
P.O. Box 65
Manhattan, IL 60442
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Administration: 815-478-3197
Fax: 815-478-9880
E-mail: info@manhattanfire.org
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