Apple Canyon Lake Fire Station
Scales Mound Fire Station 3
2085 South Apple Canyon Road
Apple River IL 61001
Non-emergency #: (815) 492-2335
STATION IS NOT MANNED
Station is only activated for emergency response when dispatched by the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office.
To report an emergency, dial 9-1-1
Apple Canyon Lake Fire Station, officially 'Scales Mound Fire Station 3', is the third station of the Scales Mound Fire Protection District. Firefighters of Station 3 respond to fire, EMS and other emergencies in Apple Canyon Lake, Schapville and throughout the eastern portion of the Scales Mound Fire District coverage area. Station 3 also responds for structural firefighting emergencies throughout the entire Scales Mound Fire Protection District. When requested, Station 3 responds for mutual aid (MABAS) with neighboring fire and EMS agencies.
Fire Engine 913
Engine 913 is equipped with a pump, hose, hard suction, placeable Blitzfire monitor, ground ladders, air tanks, tools and a 1,000 gallon water tank.
Tanker 923 is a tender equipped with a 2,000 gallon water tank and small pump to support water operations in areas of limited or no fire hydrant access.
Light Rescue 933
Rescue 933 is a light rescue equipped with Emergency Medical Service (EMS) equipment, air tanks, rescue tools, hand tools, and ice water rescue equipment.
Brush Truck (Wildland Engine) 943
Brush Truck 943 is a type 6 wildland engine equipped with a 300 gallon water tank, a cab-controlled monitor (externally mounted nozzle), wildland tools, and forestry handlines. 943 can engage uncontrolled fires in fields, greenspace, prairie and forests. The truck can also assist refilling tankers from ponds, lakes, and other reservoirs during structural firefighting operations.
973 is a specialized Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) equipped for rescuing victims on trails or in remote areas and also for wildland firefighting operations; 973 is equipped with forestry handlines, a small pump, and a 60 gallon water tank.
Scales Mound Fire Protection District Training Tower
The Training Tower for the Scales Mound Fire Protection District, located at Station 3, is used by firefighters and officers for live-fire training to mimic the environments encountered by firefighters during structural firefighting.