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Fire Prevention Week: October 3-9, 2021

Join us for the following events during Fire Prevention Week! Residents are welcome to light their home or business with red lights during Fire Prevention Week as a show of support for the department and to honor the lives of all those lost to fires. 

Silent Parade

  • Friday, October 8, 2021
  • 7:00 p.m.

Fire Prevention Week events will conclude with the Silent Parade, which pays tribute to all those who have lost their lives to fire and features fire department vehicles from many surrounding villages. All vehicles will display lights only; no sirens will be sounded.

The parade will begin in Hinsdale at 7:00 p.m. and pass through Downers Grove at Main and Maple at approximately 7:15 p.m. People may assemble along Maple Avenue to view the parade and pay tribute by holding a flashlight as the cortege passes.

Night at the Firehouse 

  • Wednesday, October 6, 2021
  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Station 5, 6701 Main St
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