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.
Every spring, fire safety experts along with the nonprofit Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) reminds residents about the life-saving habit of checking their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms when setting their clocks forward for daylight saving time.
Under the guidance of the Program Coordinator, the Program Assistant will help further the IFSA mission of burn and fire prevention by fulfilling orders and distributing critical IFSA-developed resources and materials to Illinois fire departments, hospitals, schools, organizations, and individuals. Through these efforts, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance can make Illinois a fire-safe state by reducing fire-related incidents, injuries, and deaths. The commitment level is one, two-hour shift weekly, most weeks of the year. Click here for complete information on this volunteer opportunity.
“Be Alarmed!,” which began in 2018, is a fire safety education and smoke alarm installation program administered cooperatively between the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) 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…