Lockport Township Fire Protection District 



LTFPD Fire Foundation

The Lockport Fire Foundation was established on October 31st, 2002 under the direction of then Fire Chief George “Buzz” Beverly. The purpose for which the Lockport Fire Foundation was formed is to foster, encourage, and promote the purposes of the Lockport Township Fire Protection District by providing financial assistance to the institution for the support of its public service functions and programs being charitable, scientific, recreational or educational. We have worked in partnership with the Lockport Township Park District, The Dellwood Foundation and several business in the Fire District and the surrounding area to purchase equipment to assist the Fire District  in its operation for all our residents.



Fire Foundation Directors and Voting Members are:

Commissioner Patricia Burnett, President

Raymond Soliman, Vice-President

Char Kocik, Treasurer & Secretary

LTFPD Fire Commissioner Rudy Jezek

Board of Trustee President David Payla

Board of Trustee Treasurer Paul Siegel

Thomas Drake



Fire Foundation Honorary Members are:

Fire Chief David Skoryi

Deputy Chief John Kure

Capt. Mike Gale

FF Donald Randich, Retired





Some of the equipment purchased are:



8/2005  John Deere Gator: A four-wheel drive vehicle that is able to reach medical or other  emergencies where conventional ambulances or other emergency equipment cannot go. The unit is equipped with ALS Medical equipment and is staffed by two Fire Fighter/Paramedics.


The unit is used for several events including Civil War Days at Dellwood Park, the Canal Days Parade,  and access along the paths of the I & M Canal. It is also used for Lockport Township High School Football Games and other sporting events.


Station Five Property at 332 O’Hare Drive   Station #5


8/2006 Station Five Property at 332 O’Hare Drive.



9/2007 5 back-up Cameras for the Fire District’s Ambulances.


Lockport Volunteer Fire Department


11/2007 Bronze Plaque for the Old Lockport Volunteer Fire Station on  State St.  commemorating  the years of service  1939-1959.


12-2007  An anonymous donation from a private citizen for the request to purchase a cardiac monitor for Ambulance #2.


Bronze Fire Helmet 


11/2008 A Bronze Fire Helmet &  a Tribute Walk to remember our Fire Fighters killed in the line of duty & for all the men and women who have proudly served with the Lockport Township Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. and the Lockport Township Fire Protection District.



 Tribute Walkway Brick
Click here to order a Tribute Walkway Brick



 Five (5) Child  Safety Seats for use in our  five Fire District Ambulances.



For more information about the Lockport Fire Foundation or to order a brick for the Tribute Walk at Fire Station #6,


please contact Char Kocik at ckocik@lockportfire.org 

Click Here To Order A Tribute Walkway Brick
Click here to order a Tribute Walkway Brick



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