Community Updates Home
The original item was published from 11/13/2020 2:59:00 PM to 1/3/2021 12:00:02 AM.

Community Updates

Trending News

Posted on: November 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Keep The Wreath Red Program: Fire Safety Tips

keep the wreath red (JPG)

The Lombard Fire Department will once again participating in the “Keep the Wreath Red Program," which is intended to serve as a visual way to remind residents to take additional safety measures this holiday season. The Fire Department will display a holiday wreath decorated with red and white lights, outside of both fire stations. If a fire caused by holiday decorations occurs in the Lombard community, one red bulb will be replaced with a white bulb. Our goal is to Keep the Wreaths Red! This Year’s program will begin Thanksgiving Day, November 26th and end on January 1st 2021. 

The Lombard Fire Department offers these safety tips to help keep your homes safer during the holiday season.Consider displaying an artificial tree

  • When using a live tree, select a tree that is dark green in color and one that does not lose its needles readily.
  • Keep live trees away from heat sources
  • Keep live trees well-watered
  • Do not overload lighting circuits or utilize damaged or worn holiday lighting
  • Extinguish candles when you leave the room or go to sleep for the night
  • Keep candles in containers that prevent the candle from tipping over or falling
  • Keep candles away from combustible materials
  • Make sure your smoke detectors and Carbon Monoxide detectors are operable

Also, our residents are encouraged to call The Lombard Bureau of Fire Prevention regarding any home safety concerns or questions at 630 620-5750

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Trending News

Tis the Season for Safety 395

Holiday Shopping Crime Prevention Tips

Posted on: November 28, 2023
Thanksgiving Enforcement Results graphic with drive sober logo

Thanksgiving Enforcement Results

Posted on: November 28, 2023
Keep the Wreath Red - 395

Keep the Wreath Red This Holiday Season

Posted on: November 15, 2023
Holiday Light Recycling (395 x 305 px)

Holiday Light Recycling

Posted on: November 20, 2023
Hand holding paper gift bags with text about shopping small and local

Shop Small this Small Business Saturday

Posted on: November 21, 2023
raking leaves

Lombard's Free Leaf Collection Program

Posted on: October 17, 2023
Colorful fall leaves on storm drain inlet

Help Keep Leaves Away from Storm Drains

Posted on: October 24, 2023
9M Routine - General  (395 x 305 px)

Prevent Thefts With the 9PM Routine

Posted on: October 6, 2023
2023 Seniors of the Year with Village President Giagnorio and Village Trustee Militello

2023 Seniors of the Year Announced

Posted on: October 5, 2023
FOIA book on table with white keyboard

Village Launches New FOIA Platform

Posted on: September 6, 2023