Fire Pumps, Fire Apparatus, Fire and Defense Equipment

Illinois Fire Service Home Day

By: Darley Team
Posted On: May 02 2017

You will have the opportunity to introduce yourself to over 100 fire service leaders, and the managers of 20 fire equipment manufacturers who represent roughly 100,000 employees in the state of Illinois. Illinois Fire Service representatives will also give an overview of what this funding has meant to the fire service and will have equipment on display purchased through funds from the Fire Act Grant during the past 16 years.

This event is sponsored by the Metropolitan Fire Chief’s Association of Illinois, which has partnered with the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) and the Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association (FEMSA). The Metropolitan Fire Chief’s Association has also formed alliances with the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association, Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), and the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI).

  • Where: Chicago Fire Department Quinn Fire Academy, 558 W. DeKoven, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Parking: 800 S. Desplaines, Chicago, IL 60607
  • When: June 2, 2017 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Lunch: Manny’s Box Lunch Served
  • FREE for all elected officials & staff, $20 for all other attendees (pay at the door)


  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Registration & Vendor Displays (Drill Hall)
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lunch & Speakers (Room 203)
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Facility Tour, Demonstrations & Vendor Displays

Invited Speakers Include:

  • Jim Kreher, President, Illinois Fire Chiefs Association
  • Matt Perez, Illinois State Fire Marshal
  • Donald Hroma, District Chief, Director of Training Chicago Fire Department
  • Jose Santiago, Fire Commisioner, Chicago Fire Department
  • Colonel Royal P. Mortenson, USMC (Ret.), Director Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
  • Richard Dunne, Fire Program Specialist, FEMA

RSVP via email to To Dawn Hjelmgren or 630-735-3558