In the digital age, social media has emerged as a powerful tool for spreading awareness and promoting causes. When it comes to fire safety and burn prevention, leveraging social media platforms can have a significant impact on reaching a wider audience.
Camp I Am Me by the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance honored several fire safety and prevention advocates at the 82nd annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon on October 12th. The event, which took place in Woodridge, included award presentations to the Arlington Heights Fire Department, Niles Fire Department, Carm Welsh of the Beecher Fire Protection District, and Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt of the Chicago Fire Department.
The Project was initially presented verbally to educate the students of risks of fires and how to prevent them. Now years later and with the help of the Decatur community, Millikin University, Camp I Am Me, and the State Fire Marshals Office, this initiative is continuing to supply students with free fire safety equipment – including fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and even escape ladders.
Operation Save-A-Life kicked-off its summer safety initiative with the support of the Chicago Fire Department, ABC 7 News, Kidde, The Home Depot, and Camp I Am Me. The media event, which was held at Engine Company 115 on the south side of the city, had representatives from each of the collaborating partners to highlight the
Be sure to keep your family and friends safe! The Memorial Day holiday brings with it the excitement of summer’s start and the many outdoor celebrations that happen during warmer weather. These events and activities can also present dangers related to fires, and residents are encouraged to review fire and burn prevention tips, provided by
Due to the updated Illinois Smoke Alarm Law, residents encouraged to “Change your clock, and check or replace your alarms.” When residents change their clocks to spring ahead one hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST) this coming Sunday, March 12, Illinois’ updated Smoke Alarm Law will now influence how citizens have checked their safety alarms
August 19th was the IFSA Day at the State Fair, in which the Alliance hosts volunteers at the fire service tent to promote fire safety and burn prevention to fair-goers. This year, nearly 40 volunteers from all across the state, and beyond, were in attendance to help promote the mission of the organization.
Each year, nearly 50 volunteers join the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield to manage the Fire Service Tent and provide fire prevention education to fair-goers. Help us reduce the number children and adults that attend the IFSA’s burn survivor support programs by helping make a difference in fire safety education. Invite your spouse, friends, and children…
Each year the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) presents awards to nominated individuals, groups, firefighters, life safety educators, and others for their tremendous efforts in promoting fire safety and burn prevention within their community. Award recipients are highlighted at the annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon, held in October.
Often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend typically includes a lot of celebrations and cookouts, often with outdoor grilling and backyard gatherings. As the holiday and summer months near, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) reminds everyone to celebrate safely by following basic safety tips and precautions.