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The department's goal is to provide the highest quality of emergency service through prevention, preparedness, response and recovery programs, to promote community awareness and participation in fire prevention and disaster preparedness.

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Change your smoke alarm batteries while you "spring forward" this weekend

To kick off Daylight Savings Time, clocks "spring forward" at 2am Sunday morning. Before everyone goes to bed, they'll change all of the clocks throughout their homes to reflect the time change. Lemont Fire District wants to remind everyone that this might also be a good time to change the batteries in all of your home's smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

To stay safe, replacing batteries in all smoke alarms should be done at least once a year, but changing them while changing all of your clocks serves as a great reminder. In addition, smoke alarms should be tested once a month and if an alarm "chirps", warning the battery is low, replace the battery right away.

Replace Aging Alarms

While you're changing the batteries, take a minute to check on the age of the alarm too.

The sensing technology wears out eventually and smoke alarms need to be replaced every ten years.

Carbon monoxide alarms typically last 5-7 years unless they have a ten-year lithium battery. An out-of-date alarm cannot be counted on to provide the needed early warning of danger.

Once again our Team Rockstar will be shaving their heads in solidaridty supporting St. Baldrick's in effort to raise money for childhood cancer research.

Please join us!
Mar 21, 2015
Location:
Bolingbrook 4 Kids
Bolingbrook Golf Club
2001 Rodeo Drive
Bolingbrook, IL US

For more information, and to donate, go to: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/mypage/95768/2015

    Move Right for Sirens & Lights    

When the Fire Department is called to an emergency it is important that we respond quickly and safely.

If you are driving down the road and see the lights and sirens of an emergency vehicle in your rearview mirror, move to the right and stop to allow emergency vehicles to move easily down the road. Once the emergency vehicles have passed merge back into traffic when it is safe to begin driving.

Every time fire engines or aid cars are called to an emergency Fire Fighters are giving their all to help others. Do your part as a driver to help Fire Fighters do their job as quickly and safely as possible.



JOIN THE NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY

The goal of this campaign is to increase the number of individuals who:

  • Understand which disasters could happen in their community
  • Know what to do to be safe and mitigate damage
  • Take action to increase their preparedness
  • Participate in community resilience planning

What can I do?

  • Register to participate in America’s PrepareAthon! and provide details about the activities you’re planning.
  • Plan your own local community or organizational preparedness event
  • Participate in discussion forums online with like-minded community members
  • Learn the actions to take for disaster preparedness and practice them!

Where can I find more information?

For more information about disasters, preparedness, and ways to get involved in America's PrepareAthon!, click here to access the America's PrepareAthon! Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked

 

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Request A Tour

To request a tour of the Fire Station, contact Joyce at (630) 257-0191 or you can email her at jstanislawski@lemontfire.com

LEGAL NOTICE

PRESS STATEMENT

America's #1 Disaster Threat

Home fires kill more Americans than earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornados combined.

Home fires occur every 85 seconds and cause massive harm each day:

  • 7 people die
  • 36 people are injured
  • $18 million in damage to homes

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Recall Summary

This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.

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Get A Smoke Detector

If you are a resident of the Lemont Fire Protection District we may able to supply you with a battery operated smoke detector or replacement battery at no cost.

This program has been made available thanks to funding provided by FEMA working together with the Lemont Fire District Board of Trustees. 

Contact us at 630-257-0191 or email us at jhawthorne@lemontfire.com for information.

Application for a Free Smoke Detector

According to the National Fire Protection Association, between 2003-2006, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms... Learn more

The Lemont Fire Protection District provides Life Safety services to you and your family

  • Fire Suppression
  • Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services
  • Specialized Technical Rescue Teams - Dive, Aerial, Confined Space, Trench
  • Cause and Origin & Arson Investigation Team
  • Fire Prevention Bureau - Fire Inspection & Public Education
  • Hazardous Materials Services

The Lemont Fire District protects an area of approximately 40 square miles and serves the Village of Lemont along with portions of Woodridge, Darien, Bolingbrook, & Homer Glen.

Lemont Fire District Firefighter Eligibility List

Safety information

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