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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Fire Department Station 4, 1817 Washington St. Residents are concerned shutting down the station would mean increased response time to emergencies.

Evanston residents raise concerns about proposed budget cuts to EFD services

October 15, 2018

Evanston residents have said they are frustrated at the possibility of Evanston Fire Department Station 4 — located in the 2nd Ward at 1817 Washington St. — shutting down due to proposed budget cuts. City...

A firefighter/paramedic stands in front of Station 4’s fire engine. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said if the proposed budget is approved, Station 4 will be shut down and the building will be sold.

Proposed elimination of Station 4, EFD personnel leads to backlash

October 12, 2018

A $1.2 million cut to the Evanston Fire Department in the city’s proposed 2019 budget would mean eliminating nine positions and shutting down Station 4, which has led to pushback from current and former...

A University Police car. Administrators said Northwestern is establishing a committee to standardize its emergency evacuation plan.

NU to upgrade emergency evacuation plan, establish committee to address campus safety

May 13, 2018

Northwestern will form a campus-wide evacuation committee in an effort to standardize its emergency evacuation plan, said Gwen Butler, environmental health and safety director in the Office of Risk Management. While...

Northwestern to offer new training aimed at bolstering emergency preparedness

Northwestern to offer new training aimed at bolstering emergency preparedness

March 15, 2018

Following in a hoax call from a man claiming to have shot his girlfriend in a University residential building that resulted in an Evanston campus lockdown Wednesday afternoon, Northwestern will hold new...

A firefighter participates in a first responder training. The Evanston Fire Department hosted an open house for people interested in the Fire Explorer Program on Wednesday.

Evanston Fire Explorer program hosts open house

January 25, 2018

The Evanston Fire Department hosted an open house Wednesday for the Evanston Fire Explorer Post 911 program, an initiative that trains students who are interested in fire service careers. The program...

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