The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Fire Department extinguishes Mulford Street house fire

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

November 20, 2019

Evanston Fire Department extinguished a house fire located at 1017 Mulford St. that caused a pet dog’s death Wednesday afternoon. At 4:25 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the house for smoke coming from the roof and...

EFD announces new smoke detector law

Samantha Handler, City Editor

November 6, 2019

The Evanston Fire Department and public health officials urged residents Tuesday to learn about the state’s new smoke detector law, which requires residents to replace them by 2022. According to a Tuesday EFD release, EFD...

Evanston Fire Department collaborates on new hiring law

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2019

The Evanston Fire Department collaborated with local officials on a new law that creates a hiring preference for fire service career applicants with at least 600 hours of fire suppression work in a certified program. The law,...