Fire Departments

Fire Service Campaign Aligns with Camp I Am Me Mission

Fire Service partners! Camp I Am Me is excited to introduce a new, fun, and simple way to align with us, a fire service-oriented nonprofit while also directly supporting young burn survivors from across the state! Join our Fire Service T-Shirt Campaign to make a difference in survivors’ lives and highlight your Department, FF Union, […]

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31,000 Smoke Alarms Distributed Since 2018!

“Be Alarmed!,” which began in 2018, is a fire safety education and smoke alarm installation program administered cooperatively between Camp I Am Me (CIAM) and the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM). The program distributes fire safety education materials and 10-year sealed battery smoke alarms to fire departments in the state of Illinois.

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Fire Safety Advocates Honored at Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

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.

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Two Days, Two Family Days, Two Hockey Games

April 1st and 2nd brought two opportunities for survivors and family members to come together for Camp I Am me Family Day events held in Rosemont and Rockford. On Saturday, the Camp I Am Me family joined in Rosemont for a Chicago Wolves game. The event, which was sponsored by 1-800-BoardUp of Rolling Meadows, Andres

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Camp I Am Me Volunteer Receives Medal of Valor

In February, the City of Highland Park hosted a recognition ceremony for their fire department members’ actions and responses in relation to the mass casualty incident in their community on Independence Day last year. One of the members of the Highland Park Fire Department is a longtime Camp I Am Me volunteer and we’d like

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Niles FD Installs 1,000 Smoke Alarms Through Be Alarmed! Program

The IFSA and Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal recognizes and congratulates, the Niles Fire Department, for their outstanding contributions to fire safety education and the installation of 1,000 10-year battery smoke alarms, through active participation in the Be Alarmed! Smoke Alarm Installation Program.

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Calling all Fire Departments – T-Shirts Needed!

Over the years, camp has made requests to fire departments across the state for extra FD t-shirts. These shirts are provided to campers and volunteers on the last day of camp as a special gift and a reminder of the tremendous support provided by the Illinois Fire Service. Interested departments can deliver or mail shirts to the IFSA office in Mount Prospect by June…

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