For 25 years, Energizer and the IAFC have been spreading the life-saving reminder to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for the end of daylight saving time.
CALUMET CITY | Two firefighters from the Calumet City Fire Department recently visited the Lil' Geniuses preschool program at the Calumet Memorial Park District to teach the children about fire safety.
Calumet City firefighters visited with preschoolers recently. From left are firefighter Pam Eanes, Jaliah Burton, Kameron Godden, Isabella Kooma, Amber Shirley, Jahari Wallace, Merlanni Jackson, Madecyn Chess and firefighter Steve Drew.
Lansing firefighter Pete Chmura demonstrates the danger of lighters to kindergarten students at Reavis Elementary School during their visit to the Fire Safety House. The program provided by the Lansing Fire Department features a mobile miniature house in which students learn the dangers of s…
LANSING | Reavis Elementary School kindergarteners took a trip to the Fire Safety House recently to learn all about fire safety rules.
A beloved pet dressed in a Halloween costume, posed next to a lit jack-o-lantern, sounds like a great photo opportunity, but it's also a fire hazard.
GRIFFITH | In honor of Fire Prevention Week, the Griffith Fire Department will host its annual open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Station 3, Ridge Road and Indiana Street.Admission is free.
Glenwood firefighter Joe Zelek installs a smoke alarm in the home of Latosha Wiggins, left, of the 400 block of Arizona Avenue in Glenwood, following a house fire in the home of her cousin, Janice Blackwell, right, who lives on the same block. The fire started in her dryer, fire officials sa…
GLENWOOD | A house fire last week in the 400 block of Arizona Avenue provided Fire Chief Kevin Welsh with an opportunity to educate the public during Tuesday's Village Board meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman doubts a newly imposed cap on public entry to the Statehouse will have much impact during the legislative session that begins Wednesday.
DOLTON | There was a structure fire Dec. 10 on Manor Drive in Dolton and several local fire departments recently helped Dolton firefighters install smoke alarms in all of the neighboring homes on that street.
Firefighter Gordon Taylor, of the Dolton Fire Department, poses with resident Annette Rift Wright, a resident of Manor Drive, where a fire damaged a home recently. Firefighters used the incident to offer residents smoke alarms and safety tips. No one was injured in the fire.
CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet at Annunciata Parish on the city's East Side, spent an afternoon with Chicago firefighters of Engine 104 learning fire prevention and safety tips.
Scouts from the East Side recently learned fire safety. In back, from left, firefighter Royal Robinson, Allie Provo, David Meduga, Jacob Kusar, David Quijano, Mika Quijano, Alex Garcia, Eric Godinez, Jaime Avila, Michael Ice and firefighter David Kusar. In the front are Brendan Provo, Daniel…
SCHERERVILLE | Sirens weren't the only things squealing recently at Forest Ridge Academy.
Lester Crawl kindergartners sing along with Pluggie, "Stop, Drop and Roll," during their visit.
Preschoolers Hannah Dugan and Jacob Wieck show off the fire hats they made prior to visiting the Lansing Fire Station No. 2.
LANSING | Students at Lester Crawl School learned about fire safety recently during Fire Prevention Week.
LANSING | Two Lansing firefighters, engineer/paramedic Tom Langdon and firefighter/paramedic Chad Kooyenga, visited Coolidge School to teach fire safety to children in kindergarten through second grade.
Lansing engineer/paramedic Tom Langdon gets assistance from Jarelly Palacios on how to test and use a smoke alarm in Karen Rentfro's second-grade class at Coolidge School in Lansing.
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