Have a Firefighter Speak at Your Event
The Wheaton Fire Department is happy to discuss a wide variety of fire safety topics at block parties, career days and other events. Firefighters can bring a fire truck or ambulance with them to show to groups. For more information, contact the Wheaton Fire Department at 630-260-2175.
Fire Inspection Program
Learn about the home and business fire inspection program that the City offers.
The Wheaton Fire Department Safety Trailer is a mobile teaching tool that can simulate several fire scenarios with fake smoke and doors that heat up. Individuals can learn how to exit their home in the case of a fire, kitchen safety and how to activate 911. For information about the safety trailer, call 630-260-2175.
“Remembering When” Senior Citizen Program
“Remembering When” is a fire safety curriculum geared towards seniors. The program includes information on smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, cooking safety and general fire safety. To have a representative from the Wheaton Fire Department speak to a group about fire safety, call 630-260-2175 during normal business hours.
Juvenile Fire Setter Interventionist
The Wheaton Fire Department has a trained juvenile fire setter interventionist on staff to talk young people with a problem. Each year in the United States, 300 people are killed and nearly 190 million dollars in property is destroyed by fires set by children. Fifty five percent of all arsonists arrested are children. Contact the Wheaton Fire Department at 630-260-2175 for more information. This program is voluntary and confidential.