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Posted on: December 10, 2014

Make Safety A Priority With Holiday Decorations

Not sure what to get a Geneva firefighter for the holidays? The simple thought of holiday decoration safety in homes and businesses makes the perfect gift.

Each year, the Fire Department participates in the Keep the... Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Emergency Management Agency Seeking Volunteers

The Geneva Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is seeking volunteers for severe weather spotting, traffic management, festival crowd control and other emergency-related tasks.

The agency assists both the Geneva Police and... Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Product Recall: Make Sure To Check Your Smoke Alarm

The Geneva Fire Department has an important message for you if you have a smoke detector or a combination smoke detector/carbon monoxide alarm manufactured by Kidde.

In September, the Consumer Product Safety Commission... Read on...

Kidde Smoke Detector Recall Notice
Posted on: May 20, 2014

Fire, Police Departments Respond To Report Of Possible Fox River Rescue

The Geneva Fire and Police departments responded to a report at 10:53 p.m. May 19 of a person “jumping” from the Union Pacific Railway trestle into the Fox River to avoid being struck by an oncoming train.

The original... Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2014

No Injuries Reported in Fisher Farms House Fire

Nobody was injured during a house fire that took place at 4:40 p.m. May 17 at 3152 Larrabee Drive in the Fisher Farms subdivision.

The Geneva Fire Department responded to the scene when the occupants called 911 after... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Fire Department To Perform Water Flow Testing On Geneva's East Side May 21-23

Geneva will be conducting water flow tests on the City’s east side fire hydrants between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, May 21 to 23.

The testing provides valuable information to Geneva’s Fire and Water departments... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Geneva Children Can Learn Important Safety Tips At Risk Watch Summer Sessions

Geneva children who will be entering first-grade this fall can learn important safety first lessons as part of the City’s annual Risk Watch summer program.

Presented by the Geneva Fire and Police departments, Risk Watch... Read on...

Risk Watch Details
Posted on: April 22, 2014

Boater Drowns in the Fox River; Firefighters Rescue Second Individual

At 4:27 p.m. April 19, 911 telecommunicators received reports from bystanders saying that two men using a two-person kayak lost control of the craft shortly after launching it into the Fox River.

The strong current... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2014

No Injuries Reported in Highbury Lane House Fire

The Geneva Fire Department said there were no injuries after responding to a house fire at 2:41 a.m. March 16 at 515 Highbury Lane.

A resident called 911 reporting a building fire east of his location in the 400 block of... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Geneva Asks For Community's Assistance To Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow

As Geneva continues to deal with one of the snowiest winters on record, the Fire Department wants to remind residents to clear out the closest fire hydrant to their house.

A fast and adequate water supply for the Fire... Read on...