The Huntley Fire Protection District (HFPD) encompasses an area of fifty-five (55) square miles. Our boundaries include the Village of Huntley, portions of the Village of Algonquin, Hampshire, and Lake in the Hills, unincorporated areas in both Kane and McHenry Counties. Along with a nine-mile section of the Illinois Tollway (Interstate 90).
The current District population is approximately 45,000, with a projection of 60,000 residents by 2010. Several residential builders are selling lots and completed homes within currently approved projects. The massive Del Webb/ Sun City complex already houses 9,000 residents. Commercial and industrial development exists along Route 47, Route 62 and Huntley Road. Near the I-90 interchange with Route 47 in Kane County is the Prime Outlets Mall. This major retail area, with a 400,000 square foot shopping area and two adjacent auto dealers, draws thousands of shoppers from throughout the Chicago area.
HFPD presently has fifty-four (56) full time members, along with twenty five (25) part time members. The department is staffed by a Chief, 2- Deputy Chief's, Fire Marshal, Director of Training and Safety, three Battalion Chiefs and nine Lieutenants operating under an elected Board of Trustees. The Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services Departments operate one Advanced Life Support (ALS) 105' Quint, three Advanced Life Support (ALS) Engines, four ALS Ambulances, one Shift Commander Vehicle one 2000 gallon Tender, and one Brush Truck.