Fire Safety

National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) was established in 1896. Their mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

NFPA Fire and Safety Equipment

This site provides information on Carbon Monoxide Alarms, Fire Extinguishers, Home Fire Sprinklers, and Smoke Alarms.

This website is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security. The site provides information for citizens on what to do before, during, and after a fire, along with some general prevention tips. 

U.S. Fire Administration

USFA is an entity of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. Their mission is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.

Fire Extinguisher Checks

The Elm Grove Fire Department will be conducting free annual fire extinguisher inspections to homeowners and business owners in Elm Grove beginning in 2024.

These inspections will take place at the Elm Grove Fire Department (13600 Juneau Blvd) on the following dates in 2024:

  • Saturday, February 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Call or email the Fire Inspector, Scott Burgardt, at 262-782-6700 ext. 252 or