Eastern Prairie Fire Protection District 424 Wilbur Av Champaign IL 61822 217-356-8830  


                                                                                                                                            Eastern Prairie Fire Protection District


The Eastern Prairie Fire Protection District was established on February 23rd, 1962. 2011 marks the 50th year that the District has served the unincorporated area north of Champaign-Urbana. The volunteer district, originally named the Wilber Heights Fire Department, was founded to protect residents of the area, which had grown to house employees of a warehouse and bakery for the Eisner supermarket chain.

Today, the district encompasses agricultural, industrial, and residential areas in areas to the north of Champaign and Urbana. Though the district has been reduced in size over the years, due in large part to annexations by the two cities, there remains a strong need for fast response to fires and medical emergencies in the area, and the 25 volunteers of the district continue to serve unincorporated areas in the Champaign-Urbana area.

More up-to-date information can be found at the EPFPD Facebook.

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