Welcome to the Mt. Morris Fire Protection District website.  The Mt. Morris Fire Protection District was formed in 1953 after the need arose for fire protection in the rural countryside surrounding the quaint Village of Mt. Morris.  The District protects the Village of 3,100 residents as well as the 1,900 that reside in the 45 surrounding square miles of farms and fields.  The District is staffed by a career Fire Chief, Ambulance Crew and 30 Paid per Call Personnel.  The District responds to approximately 180 fire alarms as well as 850 Ambulance calls.  Mt. Morris Fire Operates two ALS Ambulances, three Engines, an ALS Heavy Rescue, a Tower Ladder, a Brush Truck, two Tenders and a Chief's Vehicle.  Mt. Morris is also home to the Illinois State Freedom Bell.  Every Fourth of July weekend the Village celebrates our "Let Freedom Ring" Festival.  This is why we proudly display the Freedom Bell on our patch and words "Let Freedom Ring."  Come join us every July in celebrating the Freedom that we have been given.  ​Let Freedom Ring!

"We Will Never Forget"

Contact Us:

Fire Chief Robert G. Hough IV
15 E. Center St.
Mount Morris, IL 61054
Tel: (815)734-4322
Fax: (815)734-7837

Copyright 2014 Mt. Morris Fire Protection District

Mark your Calenders - The Mt. Morris Community Blood Drive Group has once again teamed up with the Rock River Valley Blood Center and is gearing up to hold it's second blood drive of 2014!  The drive will be held at Aspiring Health at 315 E. Hitt St. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from noon until 6:30pm.  Donate a pint of your blood and remember your donation could save up to three lives!  Please call (815)965-8751 to schedule an appointment and as always:


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Walk Ins are always Welcome!

We need your help…
2014 marks our 125th year of service. We are looking for any stories, pictures, newspaper articles or anything you feel you would like to share with us about us.  We will make all copies and return the originals to you at no charge to you.  Contact us at one of the ways below:
Email: mountmorrisfire@mountmorrisfire.com
Phone: (815)734-4322
or mail it to the Firehouse at 15 E. Center St., Mt. Morris, IL 61054

Thank you for your continued support!