Recent Calls
Fri. May 8th 2015
On the early morning hours on 05/08/2015, Athens Fire responded for a residential house fire on Sunny Acres Road. Petersburg Fire arrived on scene first from automatic dispatch and made an initial att...
Thu. May 7th 2015
On 05/07/2015, Athens Fire was paged for a unknown structure fire east of Athens on Tilson School Ave. Units arrived on scene to find a fully involved 40x30 pole barn. Units extinguished the remaining...
Sun. Sep 29th 2013
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Athens Fire was dispatched to a working structure fire on Indian Point Rd. Units were advised upon arrival that there was smoke and fire showing from the inside of the residence. Athens Fire along wit...
Sun. Sep 29th 2013
Athens Fire was dispatched to a working structure fire on Indian Point Rd. Units were advised upon arrival that there was smoke and fire showing from the inside of the residence. Athens Fire along wit...
Tue. Jan 31st 2012
ATHENS – An alert neighbor may have saved the life of an Athens woman who was sleeping inside her home when a fire broke out Monday afternoon.
The fire occurred at Tina Cordery’s home at ...
News Headlines
Fri. Jan 1st 2021
During 2020 Athens Fire Department Responded to 374 calls for Service. Service Calls(6), Rescue and EMS(243), Hazardous Condition with no fire(9), Good Intent Calls(83), Fire(21),and False Alarms(12)...
Mon. Jan 6th 2020
During 2019. Athens Fire Department responded to 361 calls for service. Service(4), Rescue and EMS(226), Hazardous Condition with no fire(23), Good Intent calls(86) Fire Calls (16)and False Alarms(...
Mon. Jan 1st 2018
During 2017 Athens Fire Department responded to 442 calls for service. Service(6), Rescue and EMS(320), Hazardous Condition with no fire(18), Good Intent calls(66) Fire Calls (29)and False Alarms...
Sun. Jan 1st 2017
During 2016 Athens Fire Department responded to 347 calls for service. Severe Weather(2), Service(6), Rescue and EMS(247), Hazardous Condition with no fire(15), Overheating Equipment(1), Good Inten...
Fri. Jan 1st 2016
During 2015 Athens Fire Department responded to 379 calls for service. Severe Weather(2) Service(8) Rescue and EMS(262) Hazardous Condition with no fire(12) Good Intent calls(64) Fire Calls (24)a...

Welcome to the ATHENS FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT.

The Athens Fire Protection District is locacted in Central Illinois. We cover a fire district of 125 square miles within Menard and Northern Sangamon county. The Fire District protects primaily a rural area, the City of Athens, and Village of Cantrall out of 2 stations. The main station in Athens and the second station in Fancy Prairie. We belong to MABAS Divison 48


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