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Frequently Asked Questions: Fire Department

CPR Class Information

The next available class for CPR is September 10, 2020. 

Remaining Class Dates for 2020

September 10

October 8

November 12

December 10


  The current class fee for an AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED class is $40.00.

Do you offer fire extinguisher training for groups?

The St. Charles Fire Department offers fire extinguisher training on a per class bases.  Each class is limited to a maximum of 20 people.  The classroom portion consists of approximately 30 minutes of "classroom" teaching. Participants then proceed with hands on training where each person will extinguish a small pan fire using a fire extinguisher.

Total Class Time:  1 hour

Class Price:  $105.00 per class

Does the Fire Department offer tours of the fire stations?

The Fire Department is happy to host tours of the fire stations. If your interested group would like to schedule a tour, please contact the Fire Department Administration Office at (630) 377-4458 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, at least two weeks in advance of the event. We can accommodate most times with the proper notice.

What is Vial of Life?

The Vial of Life is a program for seniors and people with special needs to assist rescue teams with medical treatment. A magnet is placed on the outside of the refrigerator stating a Vial of Life can be found inside.  A medical data sheet containing vital information is inserted into a Vial (large prescription bottle) and placed on the top right hand shelf of the refrigerator door. The Vial of Life kit is free. Please call 630-377-4458 to obtain your kit.