Junior Firefighter Academy

juniorff• Are you a student entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade in August 2019 at the Auburn Junior High School?
• Are you interested in learning about firefighting?
• Are you willing to experience new and exciting things while learning at the same time?

If you answered YES to these questions, come join us at the Auburn Fire and Rescue Junior Firefighter Academy, for FREE.

The academy provides 5 evenings of experiences and learning all about the job of a firefighter, including Firefighting, Search-and-Rescue practices, CPR, Basic First Aid, and much more.
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Free Smoke Alarm Installation!

juniorffAuburn Residents: Auburn Fire and Rescue wants to install a FREE smoke alarm in your home!

“Be Alarmed!” is a fire safety education and smoke alarm installation program administered cooperatively between the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) and the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM). Auburn Fire and Rescue will deliver educational material and install smoke alarms in homes within Auburn while recording data for reporting purposes. Both the educational materials and smoke alarms are provided at no cost as a result of funding from both the IFSA and OSFM with additional assistance from Kidde and Menards. Read More….

About Us!

firehouse2_2Auburn Fire and Rescue is a professional, volunteer fire department and rescue squad. The Auburn Fire and Rescue District Board of Trustees administers Auburn Fire and Rescue. Our Firemen provide skilled fire suppression for structures, automobiles, or any other materials involved in a fire. Firemen also respond to haz-mat incidents as needed. Our EMTs provide non-transport BLS/ILS service. Members provide direct patient care to residents and visitors to the Auburn Fire and Rescue District and surrounding communities. Auburn Rescue personnel are selected from a pool of registered Illinois Department of Public Health EMTs.

Join The Department

All Auburn Fire & Rescue personnel must complete rigorous training, education and evaluation programs to be eligible for membership. Members are selected on the basis of experience, leadership, dedication, service and professional performance.

Anyone wishing to become a part of the department must be at least 18 years old. The applicant must already be or willing to become an Illinois Department of Public Health registered or Nationally registered EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P. The applicant must also already be, or willing to become certified at the Firefighter II level.

Any Auburn School District student between the ages of 15-17 wishing to join the department should look at the Junior Firefighter/EMS sections of this website.