172 years of experience

Left to right: Gene Leopold, Brian Voelkel, Nate King, Bill King and Mike Pruski.

Thanks for all your time and years spent at SFD!


Come grab some Easter eggs, Explore our station and catch a Fire truck ride!  Don’t forget to say “HI” to the Easter bunny and Sparky!!

Held at:   310 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL,

SFD 2022 Funfact!

Smoke Detectors installed: 114
Smoke Detectors given away: 154
Car seat inspections and installations: 68

Total 911 calls: 1711

 We also have a Child passenger safety technician in house! 2022 was a good year!   Call for information on our smoke detector or car seat programs! Thanks for the support!!

*Images provided by Brian Kramer 

Meetings held second Thursday of every month and begin at 7:00 P.M.

and held at the Sandwich Fire Station

310 East Railroad Street, Sandwich Illinois 60548.

The Sandwich Community Fire Protection District provides fire/ rescue and emergency medical services to residents in the City of Sandwich as well as rural portions of Dekalb, Kendall and LaSalle Counties.

We are staffed with approximately 35 volunteer firefighters who are committed to providing a professional level of service to our community. The Sandwich Community Fire Protection District provides A.L.S. ambulance service with full time paramedics and E.M.T.s

Community Programs

The Sandwich Fire Department can provide the following programs and activities to residents, community groups and businesses within the Fire District.  Call the fire station if you have any questions or would like to schedule a program.

Please remember that we are a volunteer department and it may take a few days to return your phone call. Emails are generally replied to within 24 hours.

Fire Extinguisher Training

Kids Fire Safety Tours

Station Tours

Smoke Alarm Replacement

Smoke Alarm Replacement

It’s a fact: if your smoke alarm was installed before March 1, 2008 it needs to be replaced! If your alarms are 10-years-old or older, replace them with new alarms. Statistics: Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without...

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Safety Videos from FEMA

Cooking fire safety

Cooking fire safety

Cooking fire safety: When cooking, stay in the kitchen and keep an eye on the stove. Wear short or tight-fitting sleeves when cooking. Keep towels, pot holders, curtains, and paper products away from the stove. Keeping kids safe around cooking equipment...