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Nicor Gas, local fire departments team up to promote natural gas safety

Public education program now in its 17th year, coincides with National Fire Prevention Week

 

Last updated 9/18/2022 at 12:44pm



Nicor Gas is committed to the safety of every customer and community it serves and is partnering with local fire departments across its northern Illinois service territory for an annual public education program. This year marks the 17th year of Nicor Gas’ participation in the safety awareness campaign that will run through the end of October, coinciding with National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 9 – 15).

Nicor Gas volunteers will share important information and resources to help families know how to respond in the unlikely event of a natural gas emergency. Even the youngest of attendees can learn safety tips through this interactive demonstration.

Participating fire department open house events include:

Saturday, Sept. 17

Naperville Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Buffalo Grove Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 24

Pleasantview Fire Protection District – LaGrange Highlands, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Mount Prospect Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Village of South Holland Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Aurora Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Schaumburg Fire Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Bloomington Township Fire Protection District, 1 – 4 p.m.

Lemont Fire Protection District, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 2

Glenview Fire Department, Time TBD

Lake Zurich Fire Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Belvidere Fire Department, 1 – 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Bristol Kendall Fire Protection District, Yorkville, 5 – 8 p.m.

Warrenville Fire Protection District, 6 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Homewood Fire Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Reading Fire Department, Streator, 12 – 4 p.m.

Elk Grove Village Fire Department, 12 – 3 p.m.

Elgin Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 9

Posen Fire Department, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

McHenry Township Fire Protection District, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 10

Western Springs Fire Department, 6 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Village of Lombard Fire Department, 6 – 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 14

Beecher Fire Protection District, 5 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Hoffman Estates Fire Department, 1 – 4 p.m.

Romeoville Fire Department, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Harlem-Roscoe Fire Protection District, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sycamore Fire Department, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Glenwood Fire Department, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Elmhurst Fire Department, 12 – 4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Bloomingdale Fire Protection District, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

To learn more about natural gas safety, visit nicorgas.com/safety.

 

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