The Cherry Valley Fire Protection District (the “District”), Winnebago and Boone Counties, Illinois, is located southeast of Rockford, Illinois and encompasses approximately 25 square miles and serves the Village of Cherry Valley and unincorporated areas of Winnebago and Boone Counties. The Cherry Valley Fire Protection District is a multifunction fire protection and life-safety organization. The District provides fire, emergency, medical, and other life safety services to those who reside, work, and travel through the area.
“The mission of the Cherry Valley Fire Protection District is to protect lives and property through proactive prevention, education, and professional fire, rescue and emergency medical services.”
The District maintains two fire stations, as well as, a regional training facility and an administration building.
Station 1: 120 East State Street, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
Station 2: 4919 Blackhawk Road, Rockford, IL 61109
Training Facility: 4919 Blackhawk Road, Rockford, IL 61109
Administration: 202 East State Street, PO Box 540, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
Telephone: 815-332-5382 Fax: 815-332-3159
The District employs 19 full-time employees and approximately 40 paid on call (POC) employees.
Fire Chief Craig Wilt
Deputy Chief Doug Hayes
Fire Inspection/Education: Allen Geeser
Cherry Valley Fire Protection District Board of Trustees:
President Jim Strey
Secretary Rebecca Ihne
Treasurer Gary Maitland