Fire Prevention Bureau
North Maine Fire Protection District
9301 Potter Road
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
(847) 297-5020 Telephone
(847) 297-2853 FAX
Fire Marshal Arnold Witzke
Fire Inspector Dan Zerfass
Fire Inspector Paul Harris
Welcome to the North Maine Fire Protection District's Fire Prevention Page.

North Maine Fire Protection District’s (NMFPD) Fire Prevention Bureau strives
to keep its community residents safe from the perils of fire and any other events
that pose a risk to their lives, their property, and the environment.

The Fire Prevention Bureau hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through
Friday staffed with a Fire Marshal, Arnold Witzke and part-time Fire Inspectors
Dan Zerfass, and Paul Harris

Please call the NMFPD Fire Prevention Bureau at 847-297-5020 with any fire
and life safety questions that you may have. If it is after hours you may be
forwarded to a voice mail box and your call will be returned the next business

Any inspection reports, inquiries, or requests should be sent to:

If you believe you have an emergency immediately call 911.

Fire Marshal Witzke can also be reached by email at  

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