New Recruit Graduates!
Fire Chief Dennis Rogers joined new WFPD recruit Nick Leone to celebrate his graduation from College Of DuPage Fire Academy. Nick has put in several hundred hours of classroom and practical training to get him ready for firefighting. Congrats and welcome Nick!
Chimney Fire on Dec 7
Warrenville Fire Protection District responded for a reported chimney fire at 12:29 PM at
29W601 ridge Drive in Warrenville. Before arrival the fire spread from the chimney to the... read more
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- 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