Some helpful links:

Jacksonville/Morgan County Office of Emergency Management


Illinois Emergency Management Agency

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Member Page and Training Calendar


National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System Training

Log in at

Complete the following Courses:

    ICS-100:  Introduction to the Incident Command System

    ICS-200:  ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

    IS-700:  National Incident Management System, An Introduction

    IS-800:  National Response Framework, An Introduction

**In order to take the classes, you will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number.  Register for a FEMA SID here. 

 **Keep your FEMA SID, it will be used for other registrations including classes with the Illinois Fire Service Institute. 


The  IFSI Course Calendar can be found at:


Village of Chapin Fire Department

         The Village of Chapin's Volunteer Fire Department is an all volunteer fire service providing fire suppression and public education for the Village of Chapin, Village of Concord and surrounding rural area.  The CVFD is comprised of a Chief, Assistant Chief, four Fire Captains, Training Officer and firefighters.  The CVFD is a joint partner with the Chapin Rural Fire Association and together operate 2 Engine Companies, 2 Tender Companies and a brush truck.  


Volunteer opportunities are always available, please call (217) 472-3111 today for more information.

Scott Pahlmann, Fire Chief

510 Everett Street

A Great Place to Call Home

NWS Storm Spotter Online Training

Those interested in obtaining certification as a National Weather Service Weather Spotter can now take the initial course online.  Click Here to be directed to the the NWS Skywarn Site

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