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The District provides a variety of services to its residents.  View the Services tab or read the FAQ's for more information.

2018 Open House

The District will host its 2018 Open House on Saturday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Station 28 located at 365 Kuhn Road in Carol Stream.  The event offers entertainment for all ages. Shake hands with Sparky and learn how to be fire safe.  Kids can tackle the Kids Firefighter Challenge and learn how to stop, drop and roll.  Both kids and adults can try on fire gear and climb aboard a real fire truck.  Learn to use a fire extinguisher with our fire extinguisher simulator.  Learn the dangers of matches and lighters with the Sparky Puppet Sing-a-Long.  View the live vehicle extrication event at 1:00 p.m.  The police department will also be here demonstrating their vehicle roll-over simulator.  There are free giveaways for those in attendance.  We will be serving free refreshments, including hotdogs, popcorn, juice and coffee.  Please join us for this FREE fun-filled day!

Smart 9-1-1

The District encourages all residents to consider signing up for Smart911. The free service provides first responders the critical information that they might need to respond to an emergency when you call 9-1-1.  Citizens can enter information that they want to make available to 9-1-1 call takers through a secure website at www.Smart911.com.  Smart 911 then delivers this information automatically with any 9-1-1 call placed within DuPage to the call taker's work station at the emergency communications center.  Citizens can include children's photos, medical conditions, home addresses of mobile phone callers or other rescue-related information.  Click here to register.

Emergency Residential Key Lockbox

Emergency key lockboxes can be installed on the outside of a residence to allow first responders more rapid and less destructive entry to a home during a medical emergency.  The box is mounted near the outside main entrance to a residence.  With the assistance of the fire district, a key to the resident's door is secured inside the box.  Emergency responders from the fire district and police department have a master key that unlocks the box. In the event of a medical emergency, first responders can access the resident's key secured in the box to allow them access to the home more quickly and without having to break through a door or window.  These boxes can be ordered online through Kidde or Knox . Please consult the fire district at 630-668-4836 regarding placement of your lockbox and to schedule a time to secure the key inside the box.  A fire district employee MUST be present when the resident's key is secured in the box.

 

 

 

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