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Palatine Rural Firehouse Now Fully Protected by Fire Sprinklers

When the 14,000-square foot Palatine Rural Fire Protection District’s firehouse was built in 1999, it only featured fire sprinklers in the basement where a training room, workout room and storage area are located. The first floor of the firehouse, which includes a large three-apparatus bay, offices, and sleeping/living quarters for seven personnel, stood unprotected...
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Palatine Rural FPD’s Clemmensen Installed as IAFC President and Chairman of the Board

At the Fire-Rescue International (FRI) conference in Denver, Colorado, in early August, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) installed Hank Clemmensen, fire chief of the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District since 2001, as IAFC president and chairman of the board for 2012-2013. According to the IAFC: As president and chairman of the board,...
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Local Fire Marshal George Michehl & Fire Chief Hank Clemmensen Shine in National Spotlight at FRI

In late August, over 14,000 members of the fire and emergency service converged upon the annual Fire-Rescue International (FRI) show in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the hundreds of exhibits and educational sessions, various awards were announced to recognize outstanding members of the fire service. Local fire marshal from the Buffalo Grove Fire Department...
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Local Fire Chief to Serve as President of International Association of Fire Chiefs

Effective in August 2012, Hank Clemmensen, current fire chief of the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District, will serve a one-year term as president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), representing nearly 14,000 members. The appointment is part of a four-year commitment that Clemmensen has made to IAFC where he is currently finishing...
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