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Hydrant Flow Testing April 15, 2021

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting Hydrant Flow Testing at 1825 Lincoln Highway on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 10:00 A.M. and finish by 12:00 P.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

Water Main Flushing at Audi Exchange

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting water main flushing at Audi Exchange, 235 N. Randall Road on Friday, February 26, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 9:00 A.M. and finish by 10:00 A.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

St. Charles Police & Fire Support Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Each year, the Polar Plunge brings together thousands of warm-hearted individuals from across the state.  It’s a great way to support Special Olympics Illinois. All funds raised go to provide programming and events for more than 23,100 traditional athletes and 13,000 young athletes participating in Illinois.

The 2021 Polar Plunge will look a little different, with Plungers committing to Plunge At Home virtually. Visit the St. Charles Team page for more information.

Structure Fire at 4058 E. Main Street

At 3:50 am on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to Silverado at 4058 E. Main St. for a report of a fire in a resident’s room. Firefighters were on the scene by 3:55 a.m. and found there had been fire and smoke in a wall heater. At the time of arrival, no fire was evident due to a Silverado staff member discharging a dry chemical, ABC type extinguisher into the area of the wall heater. The smoke was contained to the resident’s room and hallway. The resident of the affected room was evacuated by Silverado staff.

Fire Hydrant Flow Testing Oct. 28

345 Kautz Road and 235 Randall Road

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flow testing at 345 Kautz Road and 235 Randall Road on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The test will begin at approximately 1:30 P.M. and finish by 3:30 P.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

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