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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Public Education is another responsibility that includes all members of the fire department. The Fire Prevention Bureau coordinates and schedules most public education programs within Bloomington. Firefighters and engine companies participate in and present many of the programs throughout the community.

Specific programs offered by the fire department include:

  • Pre-school fire prevention programs scheduled through many local daycare providers
  • Fire station tours scheduled by local organizations including most youth-oriented United Way agencies
  • Fire Prevention Officers attend second-grade classes at the Monroe County Community School Corporation and present "Be Cool About Fire Safety" (sponsored by Allstate Insurance)
  • National Fire Prevention Week includes a Mayoral Proclamation and Fire Department visits many community organizations and establishments.
  • "Fire in the Workplace" is a popular program for adults.
  • Portable fire extinguisher training is provided to businesses and local organizations.

If you would like to schedule a fire station tour, fire engine visit to your location or fire safety education program please complete and submit this form. You will be contacted by the Fire Prevention Staff to schedule your event during normal business hours, 8a-5p, M-F. Due to our training schedule tours should be scheduled at least one week in advance. If you have questions please feel free to contact the Fire Prevention Officer at 349-3888 or smiths@bloomington.in.gov.