"CPR/Stop the Bleed Classes" Tab:
o The IFD conducts quarterly CPR/AED (Heartsaver/Layperson) classes for the public, local businesses, church groups, schools, and anyone else who may need this certification. Our courses are taught by our CPR instructors who are all AHA certified. Call us for more information and cost.
"Fire Station Tours" Tab:
o Local groups may call and schedule tours of the fire station and equipment with advance notice.
"Fire Extinguisher Classes" Tab:
- IFD offers classes in proper use of fire extinguishers for local businesses. Call our Fire Prevention office for more information or for scheduling
"Local School Fire Prevention Awareness Training" Tab:
o The Independence Fire Department operates a 39’ safety trailer that is equipped with the following:
§ Tornado/Hurricane Simulator
§ Simulated kitchen and bedroom smoke
§ Fire safety and exit drills that can be safely simulated under the watch of our firefighters
§ Cameras that allow parents to view their children from outside
o IFD conducts several classes with all the local schools and age groups each year, usually during Fire Prevention Month.
o The local community response team https://quadcitycert.com/ assists the local first responders in times of need. This could be for disasters or for large scale public events. Training classes are held twice a year and are a great opportunity for high school age students to receive credit towards community service.