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First Responder Open House 11 – 3 p.m.

October 2 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Community members are invited to join the Evanston Fire Department and Evanston Police Department for a First Responder Open House on Sunday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Fire Department Headquarters, 909 Lake St.

This event will take place in advance of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 9 to 15. All are welcome to attend this fun-filled, free annual event.

Planned activities include:

  • Children’s firefighter challenge
  • Police and fire apparatus displays
  • Auto extrication demonstration
  • Specialized rescue demonstration
  • Kitchen safety demonstration
  • Side-by-side sprinkler/flashover demonstration
  • Fire and life safety education for the entire family

This year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 100th year of Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.


Evanston Fire Department Headquarters
909 Lake St.
Evanston, IL
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