Submitted by the Lake Forest Fire Department
The Lake Forest Fire Department is ready to kick off its 2nd annual Citizens Fire Academy beginning October 2 and running every Thursday for six weeks. This is an interactive program developed to familiarize the citizens of the areas we serve with the personnel, equipment, and operations of the Fire Department. It also provides a forum for the Department and citizens to share information and concerns. The Citizens Fire Academy is offered at no cost and is dedicated to increasing public awareness and creating a safer environment at home and the workplace.
- History and overview of the Fire Department
- Fire apparatus/Engine operations
- Fire gear & Emergency Medical Services
- Incident Command
- Mutual Aid
- Auto Extrication
- Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
- Ladder Truck Operations
- Fire Prevention
- Special Teams
You must be 18 years of age and reside or own a business in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, or Knollwood.
To enroll in the program, please contact Deputy Chief Chris Garrison at (847) 810-3866 or [email protected]