We recently had a fire in our home. What do we do next?
Contact your insurance agent immediately. Your insurance company will see that your residence is properly boarded up and utilities are restored when possible. If you do not have insurance, or your insurance does not cover all losses, you can receive assistance from the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago at (312) 729-6258 or the Salvation Army at (630) 629-4948.

Three hotels in the area include:
  • Marriott Courtyard (630) 941-9444
  • Marriott Town Place Suites (630) 932-4400
  • Marriott Residence Inn (630) 629-7800
If you have any questions or concerns that we might help you with, please contact theElmhurst Fire Department.

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1. What are the sirens I hear once a month on Tuesday mornings around 10:00 am?
2. We recently had a fire in our home. What do we do next?
3. We recently bought an outdoor fireplace or burn pit. Do I need a permit?
4. We'd like to have a fire truck at our block party. How do I arrange this?
5. How do I make an appointment to have a technician inspect our child car seat to make sure it is installed properly?
6. I would like to get a copy of my fire or ambulance report. Who do I call?
7. Who do I speak to regarding my ambulance bill?
8. My Carbon Monoxide detector is beeping. What do I do now?
9. I would like to arrange a station tour for a group visit. How can I do this?
10. How do I adopt a fire hydrant?