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State of Illinois Coronavirus Response Site
The Governor's Budget address will be given at 12pm today. View using these links:
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.
The OSFM is celebrating Black History Month. We have visited with a few individuals to talk about the importance of diversity in the fire service. Click here to learn about their thoughts and what inspired them to enter the fire service.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry announces the Volunteer Fire Grant Assistance Program. Deadline for application submission is April 30, 2021 by 4 PM CST. Click here to learn more about eligibility requirements or to find the application.
Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program provides grants to volunteer fire departments for training or equipment purchases for Illinois communities with fewer than 10,000 residents. The types of projects that have been funded in previous grants include radios, hose, SCBA, turn out gear, wildland PPE, hand tools, chainsaws, backpack blowers, modifying federal excess vehicles and equipment and other equipment.
Half of home heating fires are reported during the months of December, January and February. Heating equipment is involved in one in every seven home fires and one in every five home fire deaths.
Cold temperatures mean Illinoisans will be turning up their thermostats to stay warm this winter. The Office of the State Fire Marshal encourages residents to have their furnaces checked and to make sure carbon monoxide (CO) and smoke detectors are working.
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