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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Safety First: Be Careful Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

Nothing tastes better than turkey at Thanksgiving. However, the Geneva Fire Department wants everyone to be thankful for safety when preparing their holiday meal. The National Fire Protection Association warns that Thanksgiving Day has the highest numbe...Read on...
Posted on: October 26, 2016

House Severely Damaged, Family Dog Lost In Fire

A family dog was killed in a severe house fire Oct. 26 at 702 Redwing Drive on the City’s west side. The Geneva Fire Department responded to the incident at 1:53 p.m. Nobody was home when the blaze ignited, but the homeowners called 911 after f...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Hydrant Flow Testing Extended To Next Week

The Geneva Fire Department will continue to flow test fire hydrants on the City’s east side Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 29-30.

The department had hoped to finish testing hydrants this week in areas east of the Fox River, but firefighters were pulled off t...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

No Injuries Reported in Fire on Hillcrest Road.

No one was injured during a house fire that appears to have started accidentally from improperly discarding charcoal ashes into a plastic trash container just after 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at 3333 Hillcrest Road in the Fisher Farms subdivision on Geneva’s...Read more »

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Mike Antenore Appointed Geneva Fire Chief

Michael Antenore

The Geneva City Council tonight has approved the appointment of 20-year firefighter veteran Michael Antenore as the City’s next Fire Chief starting this summer.

Lt. Antenore will be replacing Fire Chief Steve Olson, who announced his retirement effecti...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Fire Chief Olson Announces Retirement

Fire Chief Steve Olson

After leading the Geneva Fire Department during a time of substantial growth and change in the community for the past two decades, Fire Chief Steve Olson has announced his retirement effective June 30.

“Four decades of service to the citizens and busi...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Text To 911 Service Now Available In Geneva & Tri-Cities Area

Very seldom is an announcement made that introduces new technology to a community that is followed with a plea not to use it unless absolutely necessary. But that is exactly what is occurring with the notice that text to 911 service is now available in Ge...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

No Injuries Reported In House Fire On Conant Court

Nobody was injured during a house fire that appears to have started from the careless discard of smoking materials just before 9 a.m. Feb. 8 at 2743 Conant Court.

A resident called 911 after returning home to find smoke coming from the garage of the we...Read on...