Public Education, Programs and Residential Services

The Public Education Division delivers safety and education programs to various groups throughout the year. The Public Education Division presents the Learn Not to Burn program to all fourth graders in all Elmhurst schools as well as Cool Rules for Fire Safety to all first graders. 

Fire drills are witnessed in Elmhurst schools, Elmhurst University, Elmhurst Park District buildings and senior living facilities. The Public Education Division presents several safety programs, such as Please Return on Monday (P.R.O.M.) and babysitting safety programs for students at York and Immaculate Conception High Schools. 

The Public Education Division utilizes the Safety Trailer to conduct classes at the Elmhurst Park District Safety Town facility. The Public Education Division attends numerous functions during the year to promote fire safety and education and has made presentations at senior living, nursing and assisted living facilities as well.

The Elmhurst Fire Department also offers special services to the community to further promote public safety to the residents of Elmhurst. These services include:

Knox Box

Car Seat Inspections

Smoke Alarm/CO installation & Recycling

Home Safety Inspection

Adopt a Fire Hydrant

Self Fire Safety Inspection Check List

Block Party Apparatus Appearance