Aurora's Firefighting History
Brief History of the AFD • Aurora's 1856 Young America Fire Co.
Roster of Aurora's paid firefighters • The AFD's 150th Anniversary The Aurora Fire Department today
The Aurora Fire Department Today
The city of Aurora, Illinois is protected by just over two hundred firefighters operating from nine fire stations. In 2007, the Aurora Fire Department responded to 15,294 calls. Today's firefighters do more than fight fires. Emergency medical calls, hazardous materials incidents, water rescues, high-angle and below ground rope rescues, firefighters of the twenty-first century are well trained and versatile.
Follow this link to the Aurora Fire Department's Official website:
Aurora Fire Department
All inquiries should be directed to:
Aurora's Central Fire Station
75 N. Broadway
Aurora IL 60505
The Next Generation Of Firefighters
Are you interested in a career in firefighting? If you're a teen or young adult, you can join the Aurora Fire Department's Explorer program to understand and learn what it takes to be a firefighter. The explorer post is a group of men and women (ages15-20), interested in learning about the fire service. The program is a mixture of classroom and hands-on activities, and covers the state of Illinois Firefighter II curriculum. The members of the Explorer post also participate in numerous community events, blood-drives, EMS Services at local events, fire safety and prevention programs at the fire museum, and much more...
To find out more about becoming a fire explorer, see their website for more details.
AFD Explorer Post #99