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Public Safety & Education


This is a great way to meet your local firefighters as well as learn how a fire station operates. Any community group or individual is welcome to arrange a tour of North Riverside Fire Station. The tour will focus primarily on the observation of the fire station's living quarters and fire engines. Guests will also be introduced to the many types of fire-fighting and rescue equipment that is carried on a modern-day fire truck. In addition to viewing the station, fire prevention and safety tips will also be discussed.

Age Group: All ages
Audience Size: 6 - 20 people
Time: 30 minutes
Cost: No cost
Resources Required: One adult supervisor for every five children under the age of 10 who will be participating in the tour.

To Schedule This Program:

  1. Please 708-447-1981 for scheduling information.
  2. Please provide us with a minimum of 15 days advance notice. In order to accommodate possible scheduling conflicts, several alternative dates should be supplied.
  3. Please be aware that the fire station is on 24 hour call. Even with booked tours, the possibility exists that the crew could be called out and the station will be closed when you arrive. If the crew is not at the station for the scheduled tour, wait for 15 minutes. If the crew does not return in that time frame, please contact the fire prevention bureau to reschedule.
  4. Station tours are available to Village residents only.