Mt. Carmel Fire Dept. was called out shortly after midnight Sunday morning for a car fire at the Country Mark gas station on N. Walnut St. in Mt. Carmel, IL. Upon arrival crew found a vehicle fully engulfed resting just feet from fuel pumps.... Read More.
In 2019, 47.6 percent of the 110 fire deaths in Illinois were people over 60 Springfield, Ill- The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Department of Aging (IDoA) are encouraging older Illinoisans to keep fire safety a top... Read More.
The Shawneetown Fire Department will be having a Fish Fry Benefit on Friday January 22nd and Saturday January 23rd. Fish plates and Fish sandwiches will be served for to go orders from the Shawneetown Fire Department BBQ stand, on the mall in Shawneetown. Friday will be... Read More.
15 Fire Related Deaths Reported During 2019 Holiday Season in Illinois Springfield, Ill - The holidays are here and that means many will be decorating their homes. Hanging up decorations is fun, but keep in mind, holiday decorations can increase your risk for... Read More.
Springfield, Ill- Thanksgiving has arrived and that means many people will be working overtime in their kitchens. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) data, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries.... Read More.
Daylight saving time a reminder to test, check expiration and change batteries in smoke alarms or replace broken alarms Springfield, Ill- The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds Illinoisans to test, check expirations dates and replace the batteries in their smoke... Read More.
Springfield, Ill- The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is celebrating National Fire Prevention Week 2020 and Governor JB Pritzker has proclaimed October 4-10 as Fire Prevention Week in Illinois. OSFM is encouraging Illinois residents to learn proper cooking techniques, teach kids where... Read More.
Springfield, Ill- Many college students have returned to campuses across the state as COVID-19 prevention and safety remain a top priority. This school year and the protocols for returning to class may look different, but fire safety is still the same and just as... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Office received a call Friday night from Cassie Parson of Crossville in reference to a vehicle on fire on County Road 2200 North in Calvin. Parson stated that the vehicle, a Chevy HHR, was fully engulfed. She told Officers that... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – As temperatures continue to rise, many Illinoisans are looking for ways to cool off. While many pools and beaches are closed this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, home pools, either permeant or pop-up, are still in use. If families plan... Read More.