About Us

Our District
MTFPD Master Map Station 5 09-20-15

Our Fire Stations

The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation responding out of 5 stations. Each Station is staffed by Full-time and Paid on Premise personnel. Each station has various numbers of personnel, ambulances and fire equipment based on call volume and need.


MTFPD is Located approximately 60 miles Northwest of Chicago in the Northeastern portion of McHenry County. MTFPD is comprised of 8 different Villages and Cities and protects 56 square miles and approximately 48,000 year-around residents.

We received 5,847 emergency calls in 2018 for:
  • Fires
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Ice and water rescues
  • Missing person searches
  • Overdoses
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Trench rescues
  • Vehicle accidents and much more


Our personnel are made up of both career and non-career firefighters, paramedics and EMT's. MTFPD strives to provide top notch training to all personnel to keep them sharp in all the areas in which we provide service.


MTFPD has trained and certified personnel in the following areas:
  • Auto Extrication
  • Building Plan Review
  • CPR and First Aid Instruction
  • Emergency Medical Service (80+ certified Paramedics are employed)
  • Fire and Arson Investigation
  • Fire Inspections
  • Fire Prevention Bureau
  • Fire Safety House
  • Fire Suppression
  • Hazardous Materials Mitigation
  • High Angle Rescue
  • Knox Box Program
  • Medical Treatment with Advanced Life Support Ambulances
  • Public Education
  • Water Rescue and Recovery