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Monday Noon May 6th the Office of the State Fire Marshal will be conducting maintenance on Application Services.
There may be intermittent disruption of service during this window of time.
Please plan and schedule your activities accordingly.
We expect full resumption of services on
Tuesday Noon May 7th
Thank you for your patience & understanding in the process.
Applications for the Small Equipment Grant Program are now being accepted. Applications must be postmarked no later than October 22, 2021.
The OSFM will award $2.5
million to eligible fire departments and ambulance services during this
The Small Equipment Grant Program was established to provide grants of up to $26,000 for the purchase of small firefighting and ambulance equipment. A total of $3.3 million was awarded to 149 fire departments/districts and EMS providers across the state in June.
Click here for more information about the program, download or complete the application.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) would like to provide fire authorities with information about an environmental issue – PFAS in AFFF – that may be placing Illinois firefighters and communities at risk. This information also identifies new statutory requirements specific to Class B firefighting foam.
The OSFM and IEPA collaborated to create a fact sheet to help answer questions that fire departments and districts may have across the state related to the statutory changes that are to take effect as of January 1, 2020 related to firefighting foam.
September is Campus Fire Safety Month and Illinois is among numerous other states urging students to create and practice a fire escape plan. The goal of this month is to help prevent common campus fires and reduce fire hazards. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) fires in student housing cause an average of one death, 32 injuries, and $15 million dollars in property damage each year. Three out of four of those fires begins in the kitchen. The likelihood for a fire is greatest on the weekends and on weekdays from 5-9 PM. Since January 2000, at least 175 people, including students, parents and children have died in college-related fires with 7 of those fatalities occurring here Illinois.
Click here for tips, and guidance to keep college life safe
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