WWFPD Helps Improve Safety & Protection Standards


To provide an improved minimum standard for the safety and protection of Warren-Waukegan (Gurnee) citizens and firefighters; Fire Chief Fred Friedl, Fire Marshal Tom Keefe and
the Warren-Waukegan Fire Protection District Board of Trustees worked closely with each other to amend and update building and fire codes to the 2012 editions of the International Building, Fire, and Residential Codes.

These newly adopted standards further solidify the fire district’s commitment to utilize fire sprinkler systems as lifesaving elements for multifamily residential, commercial, and high-rise structure that have been inherent in the community’s development since 1997.

View the special recognition we received by the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board here. (PDF)

Warren-Waukegan Fire Protection District & Gurnee Partnership

From left: Fire Marshal Tom Keefe; WWFPD Trustees: Brian Wattleworth, Phillip DeRuntz and Martin Klauber; Gurnee Fire Chief Fred Friedl

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