Recent Calls
Tue. Oct 13th 2015
Vehicle Accident

Hickory Point Rescue 437 responded to a two vehicle accident, with one on its side, west of Forsyth. Struts were applied to o...

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Sat. Oct 10th 2015
Clinton Rural House Fire

Hickory Point Engine 435 responded to a box alarm request from Clinton Fire Dept. The alarm was for a house, heavily involved...

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Tue. Sep 22nd 2015
Combine/Field Fire

Hickory Point Engine 431 responded to assist Argenta-Oreana Fire Protection Districtwith a combine cab and cornfield stubble ...

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News Headlines
Wed. Jun 21st 2017
Alert and Notification System

Macon CountyEmergency Telephone System Board141 S. Main Street, Suite 810Decatur, IL 62523Office 217-424-1002 Fax 217-424-100...

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Mon. Jun 5th 2017
Congratulations

Our department's congratulations are extended to Firefighter Tanner Brummitt and Lt. Eric Pries' son, Cam, for their ...

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Wed. May 17th 2017
Vehicles

Hickory Point KME Engine 431 has been sold to Waynesville Fire Protection District, Waynesville, Illinois. It had been on loa...

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Mission Statement

The Hickory Point Fire Protection District (HPFPD) is a professional organization devoted to conserving life and property.

We are dedicated to fire prevention by striving to provide the highest level of community education and service, firefighter training, and fire suppression techniques to the district residents, neighboring communities, and visitors. In addition to these key functions, HPFPD provides emergency medical services, technical rescue, and hazardous materials response.

 

News Headlines
Wed. Jun 21st 2017
Macon CountyEmergency Telephone System Board141 S. Main Street, Suite 810Decatur, IL 62523Office 217-424-1002 Fax 217-424-1006FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 20, 2017Contact: Jon Thomas or Jodi Becker, 217-424-1002Annual Macon County Emergency Alert & Notification System TESTOn Wednesday, July 12th at...
Mon. Jun 5th 2017
Our department's congratulations are extended to Firefighter Tanner Brummitt and Lt. Eric Pries' son, Cam, for their high school graduations. Also, a great job compliment to Lt. Jared Anderson for completing the requirements for the EMT - Paramedic training. 
Wed. May 17th 2017
Hickory Point KME Engine 431 has been sold to Waynesville Fire Protection District, Waynesville, Illinois. It had been on loan to them in September, 2016, and again in early 2017. Hickory Point EVI Rescue 437 has been sold to the Humboldt/Del Norte Hazardous Materials Response Authority, Eureka, Cal...
Sat. Mar 25th 2017
Hickory Point Fire Protection District has put into service its new Ferrara MVP rescue pumper.After completing the installation of all equipment, E437 is now responding to calls.
Sat. Jan 21st 2017
Hickory Point's aerial and Mt. Zion's tower form a flag tributeto former Macon County Sheriff Lee Holsapple on the road from the funeral tothe cemetery in Macon, Il.  Sheriff Holsapple was a positive supporter of the911 and E911 systems in Macon County.
Affiliations

National Fire Prot. Assn.

Illinois Assn. of Fire Prot. Dist.

Illinois Firefighters Assn.

MABAS Division 46

Macon County Fire Prot. Assn.

Illinois Fire Chiefs Assn.

Central Ill. Fire Chiefs Assn.

 

Application

To join as a volunteer firefighter, you can pick up an application at the fire station between 9 and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Fourteen is the minimum age for a Cadet member and eighteen for volunteers. Consideration is given to those who live within the original fire district boundaries beginning at Pershing Road on the south.  

FOIA/Insurance Request

The FOIA Officer is Dennis Downey. FOIA and Insurance reports requests can be made to Hickory Point Fire Prot. District at P.O. Box 88, Forsyth, Illinois - 62535. Insurance requests have a fee of $2.00. Our non-emergency number is 1-217-8771398. The fax is1-217-8771308.

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2017 Call Volume
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Feb53
Mar43
Apr38
May61
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Hickory Point Fire Prot. District
450 S. Smith Street
Forsyth, IL 62535
Non-Emergency: 2178771398
Emergency: 911
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