KANKAKEE RIVER FLOOD SAFETY INFORMATION AS TEMPERATURES BEGIN TO WARM, THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE JAM FLOODING INCREASES – Warmer temperatures and snow melt across the Kankakee River Basin can cause surface ice on the Kankakee River to break up. As broken ice moves downstream, it can potentially cause ice jams, which, in turn, can […]
The Grundy County Emergency Operations Center has been advised by the Will County Emergency Management Agency that due to the potential for flooding and ice jams on the Kankakee River and forecast weather conditions, the Warm Water Siphons will be activated today. This will be the second and final 14 day run for the […]
2013 was a very busy year for the Coal City Fire Protection District. Total calls for service: 1,357. Structure Fires- 12, EMS responses- 952 which accounts for 70.43% of the calls. We would like to thank you for your support through-out this past year, and we look forward to serving you in 2014.
As of this morning we are 110 calls ahead of last year for calls for service. As we look back on this year we responded to one of the largest fires in Coal City’s History back in March. In November we responded to the Tornado that touched down and involved the Villages of Diamond and […]
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Diamond Tornado Victims Help Page HAPPENING NOW On Wednesday, 11/20/13 from 8am- Noon, residents who sustained damage (or their representative) should go to the Diamond Banquet Hall (55 S. Daly) where a variety of resources will be available. Dr. Bugg will have school representatives available to assist as needed with students. Julie Buck from the […]
Coal City United Methodist Church NEWS BREAK We will be meeting tomorrow at the our church to go and help with the clean up at 10:00am. Girl Scouts will be present to baby sit, do crafts, and entertain children at our church. Help is greatly appreciated. Looking for a way to help, Coal City United […]
The Coal City Methodist Church is looking for volunteers to serve food and drinks to the workers helping with the clean-up from tornado. They are looking to fill four hour shifts: 9:30pm-1:30am 1:30am-5:30am 5:30am-9:30am… They will re-evaluate to see if they need throughout the day tomorrow. If interested please go to the Methodist Church located […]
ATTENTION: Anyone in the area that has been affected by the tornado today, please note there is Food and Drinks and shelter if needed being provided by the Coal City United Methodist Church on McArdle Road. More updates as we receive them.