2019 – Issue 3

Historic Buildings Should Be Protected With Fire Sprinklers

Historic Buildings Should Be Protected With Fire Sprinklers

ORLAND PARK, IL (April 17, 2019) – One day after the world watched the massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and people gasped as the iconic spire fell during the blaze, there was relief that there were no fatalities and news that the cathedral still stands and will be rebuilt. One...
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Chief Rob Martin, Win-Bur-Sew Fire Protection District

Chief Rob Martin, Win-Bur-Sew Fire Protection District

  By:  Tom Lia During the holiday season, my family and I took a trip to the Wisconsin Dells and passed through Winnebago County, Illinois. I was reminded of our good fire safety friend and patriot Chief Rob Martin of the Win-Bur-Sew Fire Protection District. Dedicated to his family, his fire district, and his...
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Kankakee Fire Department Uses America’s Favorite Food to Deliver Fire Safety to Adults and Children

Kankakee Fire Department Uses America’s Favorite Food to Deliver Fire Safety to Adults and Children

  Following home fire disasters that took the lives of young children, the Kankakee Fire Department deployed an age-old tactic to improve the likelihood that effective fire safety messages would get into the home – free food. Since 2017, the department has been hosting successful parties featuring America’s favorite food: pizza. Kankakee Fire Captain...
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