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Frequently Asked Questions

A:  For an emergency please call 911.  This is answered by our dispatch center who will dispatch the appropriate response.  For all other non-emergencies, please call 815-728-0088.
A:  Yes.  We currently staff the East side station from 6 AM to 6 PM and West side station from 6PM to 6 AM  with three personal and a Shift Commander. All employees are part-time.
A:  An advanced life support fire engine may also respond in order to provide more manpower to assist the ambulance crew.  This also allows for a quicker response, should another call come out.
A:  The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District transports to Northwestern Hospital McHenry, Northwestern Hospital Woodstock or Northwestern Hospital Huntley under special circumstances.  In the event of a serious trauma, we have the capability of transporting via helicopter to a Level 1 Trauma Center.  Also, for cardiac related incidents, we are required by hospital protocol to transport to McHenry.  This is due to having a Cath Lab available.
A:  Pull to the right when safe and come to a stop to allow the vehicle(s) to pass.
A:  Please see our post about the McHenry County Burn Ordinance.  For addition questions, feel free to contact us.
A:  Yes.  Please call the non-emergency phone number, 815-728-0088, and you will be put in touch with a CPR Instructor.


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Anyone Can Learn CPR, and Knowing CPR Can Save A Life You Love. For more information about CPR, please call our non-emergency number at 815-728-0088 and you'll be connected to one of our CPR Instructors.