Fire life safety education continues to be a priority of the Division of Fire Prevention today. An average of 10,000 people each year, mostly children, have received vital information on fire safety including the use of the Stop, Drop, and Roll, mitigating fire and hot liquid burns, and observing building fire drills and evacuation drills . Staff continues to provide liaison and support functions for Earth Day, Northbrook Days, Safety Day, Fire Prevention Week and the 4th of July.
The Northbrook Fire Department offers station tours. Tour hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at Station 11, located at 740 Dundee Road. To schedule a tour, please call 847-664-4495.
In October, the Northbrook Fire Department hosts its annual Open House. Meet Sparky the Fire Dog, view demonstrations, take a tour of the fire station, climb inside the fire engines and ambulances, and much more. Watch for an announcement in September for details.