The Fire Department offers a number of programs and services to help our residents and businesses. They are available to host senior safety seminars, home safety inspections, and many other customer services designed to keep the Village and our residents and businesses safe. For more information call (630) 736-3650.
Citizen's Fire Academy
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a firefighter/paramedic? Do you want to learn about fire suppression and rescue? Would you like to view the department from a unique perspective? Consider joining our Citizen’s Fire Academy.
The Citizen’s Fire Academy offers residents new insights into how firefighters/paramedics perform their duties and serve the community. The Academy consists of ten classes focused on topics such as Fire Suppression, Hazardous Material Response, Forcible Entry, Automobile Extrication and more.
Sessions are ussually held on Monday evenings starting at 7:00 pm; this is an eight-week course. Applications are required and can be obtained at the Streamwood Fire Department or on-line here. Our 2020 course was canceled due to the COVID-19 meeting restrictions. The department is evaluating how best to offer this program in 2021. Please check back here or contact Chief Chris Clark at (630) 736-3650 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid Classes
The Streamwood Fire Department offers a variety of CPR / BLS and First Aid classes. The Department has classes designed for professionals as well as homeowners and businesses. For the current CPR/First Aid Class Schedule, click here.
- BLS for Healthcare Providers is a class designed for professionals who require certification. Residents and non-residents may take these classes. The cost of this class is $50.00 for residents and $65.00 for non-residents. Click here for more information.
- Family and Friends CPR / First Aid teaches the basic skills needed to perform CPR and First Aid on adults, infants and children. There is no test to pass or card issued at the end of this course. The cost for this class is $40.00 per family. The date for this class is September 18, 2021.
- Heart Saver CPR, AED and First Aid programs can be designed for police officers, scout leaders, businesses and anyone desiring certification. Classes are scheduled periodically. Please call the Fire Department at (630) 736-3650 for more information or to schedule a class.
Education in Our Schools
For over 25 years, the Fire Department Public Education Committee has been educating over 3,500 students in the community on fire safety. Annually, firefighters / paramedics enter every elementary school and educate every kindergarten through sixth grade class. Fire personnel teach the students how to act safely in an emergency. Some keystones include: staying low in smoke; Get Out and Stay Out; calling 911; smoke detectors; Stop, Drop and Roll; and creating a home escape plan.