Monday, September 26th, 2022
The City of Clinton experienced another successful Apple & Pork Festival! The official count from the Clinton Police Department was 103,488 people in attendance at the two day festival!!
Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
The City of Clinton City Council unanimously decided to accept the appointment by Commissioner Ballenger of Stephen Page to the rank of Fire Chief. Stephen Page became a firefighter for the City of Cl...
Saturday, May 15th, 2021
Fire Chief Jeff Hoke Retired Saturday from the Fire Department. Chief Hoke stepped in the rank of Chief in 2017 and served in the position till his retirement. At this time the position has not been f...
Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Clinton Firefighters Participate in Live Line Electrical Training hosted by Cornbelt Electric, Dewitt County Farm Bureau and Dewitt County Highway Department.
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Clinton firefighters went to Kenney Fire Department on Saturday to participate in live fire / flashover drills. The class was taught Sauk Valley Community College Fire Science Program.
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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Clinton Firefighters joined with Big Brothers and Big Sisters to sponsor two bowling teams at the annual fundraiser called Bowl for Kid's Sake. The event was held at Logan Lanes in Lincoln, Illinois.
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Five Clinton firefighters participated in a all day Light and Fight class at the University of Illinois Champaign Saturday March 3rd.
Clinton Firefighters made a team to participate in the annual Dodge Ball Tournament at the Clinton High School. The event was a fundraiser supporting Clinton Education Association Scholarship Program.
WAND TV come to the Clinton Fire Department Thursday evening to sit in on the Emergency Medical Responder Course. The story was based on the training it takes to train a volunteer firefighter. Attached is the clip from WAND TV news channel.http://www.wandtv.com/story/37465121/fire-departments-face-v...
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At the regular Clinton Fire Department Business Meeting we celebrated the 31st Anniversary of Donnie Rhoades. Donnie has been fighting fire's for the City of Clinton longer than some of the other firefighters have been alive! We are very grateful to have Donnie on our fire department and use his...
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Firefighters held training at Weldon Springs State Park on ice water rescue. Firefighters trained by Clinton instructors / Big Bear Rescue. Dewitt County Red Cross and Dewitt County Ambulance assisted at the training.
Monday, January 1st, 2018
Year 2017 comes to a end. The Clinton fire service grew in personnel now staffing 34 paid on call volunteers and 3 full time engineers. It was a very busy year with lots of training, lots of interaction with the public and helping allot of people in need of assistance.
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Clinton Firefighters rang the bell for the seventh year in a row at Clinton Walmart to fill the Red Kettle that helps stock the Dewitt County Food Pantry.
Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Clinton firefighters took part in the 2017 Dewitt County Angle Tree program. For the past seven years the Clinton fire department has been awarded a community grant by the Walmart Foundation. Clinton firefighters then re-invest the money into the community by shopping for children at Christmas time....
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Mr. and Mrs. Santa Clause and their Elf Michael Visit the Firehouse! Santa took the children's list and spoke to them on how life is in the North Pole. The children were amazed to learn that Santa likes to call Mrs.
Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Engine 2 crew stopped by Hammer Gym and Fitness to support a fundraising event for a local with cancer.
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Santa was not the only one that made it to the 2017 Clinton Christmas Parade. Sparky the fire dog took a break from fire safety and enjoyed a ride on Clinton Fire Department's 1941 Ford fire engine.
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Firefighters participated in live fire drills taught by instructors from the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute. Thank you to Erik Zeigler Towing for the use of cars to use as props.
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Firefighters train employee's at Liberty Village & Hawthorn Retirement Center how to properly use fire extinguishers. Over 70 employee's were trained on fire behavior and usage of three types of fire extinguishers.
Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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The trenches have been cut and the forms have been made! After concrete is finished the Clinton Fire Department training division will start to move in the all new 3 story training facility!
Picture of Clinton Firefighters before a Fire Prevention Night
Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Clinton Firefighters were invited to the Wagon Wheel Pumpkin Patch to teach Fire Prevention to the kids at family day.
Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Firefighters from Clinton paid respect to retired Bement Fire Protection District Chief Rittenhouse. Chief Rittenhouse was a career firefighter for over 30 years with the Bement Fire Protection District and retired as fire chief in 2013.
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