"We Will Never Forget"

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 fifth blood drive of 2014!  The drive will be held at the Mt. Morris Firehouse at 15 E. Center St. on Tuesday, November 4, 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:

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!

Contact Us:
​Fire Chief Robert G. Hough IV
15 E. Center St.

Mount Morris, IL 61054
Tel: (815)734-4322
​Fax: (815)734-7837

November 2nd we will turn our clocks back one hour.  The Mt. Morris Fire Protection District would like to remind everyone to change the batteries in their smoke detectors and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms at the same time.  Having an operating smoke detector more than doubles a person’s chances of surviving a home fire.  Smoke detectors and batteries are a small investment to insure your family will be alerted in the case of a fire.  Here are some tips for care and maintenance of smoke detectors that should be followed: Install smoke alarms on every level of the home and outside all sleeping areas.  For added safety, install smoke alarms in every room where people sleep.  To increase safety, have a qualified electrician install hard-wired, interconnected smoke alarms so that when one sounds, they all sound.  Install a new battery immediately if an alarm “chirps” to indicate a low battery.  Replace smoke alarms that use extended-life, lithium batteries when the alarm “chirps” or fails to respond to monthly testing’s.  The batteries in these units cannot be replaced.  Replace all smoke alarms that are 10 years old or CO alarms that are seven years old.  Test smoke alarms every month.  Use the test button, or an approved smoke substitute, and clean the units according to manufacturer’s instructions.  Do NOT use an open flame device to test the alarm.  Special smoke alarms are made for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.  These units use strobe lights.  Vibrating devices may also help in some cases.  If you have questions please call the Firehouse at (815)734-4322.
Upcoming Drives:
Mt. Morris Firehouse - January 20, 2015
Aspiring Health - March 17th, 2015
Pinecrest Grove - May 26, 2015
Pinecrest Grove - August 4, 2015
Mt. Morris Firehouse - November 3, 2015

Blood Drive a Success!!

The Mt. Morris Fire Protection District would like to thank everyone that stopped at the Firehouse to donate an hour of their time and a pint of their blood.  Together we were able to get 50 units of blood for the Rock River Valley Blood Center.  This drive concludes the 2014 Season but we will be back in 2015 with the first drive of five at the Firehouse on January 20th, 2015 from 12:00pm - 6:30pm.  Mark your calendars and save the date! See you next drive.