On July 26, 2015, the WFPD was dispatched to 3S550 Tinker Ave., Warrenville, for the reported unattached garage fire. Read more
Flood Water Training
The WFPD conducted a Swift Water/Flooding Rescue drill on July 13-15 at Blackwell Forest Preserve. Read more
Adopt a Hydrant!
The Warrenville Fire protection District is starting an Adopt-a Hydrant program. We are looking for families, individuals and businesses to adopt fire hydrants near their properties. We are asking everyone to help keep the hydrants clear of obstructions including brush, garbage, snow and debris that will make it difficult to find or use them. You can download the brochure, fill it out and email, fax or drop it off. You will then get a certificate of adoption from us to proudly show how much you care.
- The leading factor contributing to heating equipment fires is failure to clean, principally creosote from solid fueled heating equipment, primarily chimneys.
- Two of every five home fires starts in the kitchen.
- Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.
History of the Maltese Cross
The Maltese cross is known around the world as a symbol of the fire service. It is often seen painted on fire trucks, on the clothing of firefighters, depicted on firefighter's badges, and is quite often the chosen design of firefighter tattoos. So where did the Maltese cross come from, and how did it get to be known as a symbol of the fire service? Read more