CERT Meet at Police Station

CERT Meet at Police Station

Villa Park Police Deputy Chief Mike Lay called together all CERT members for a special meeting at the police station on Monday, April 18. The purpose of the meeting was to review upcoming events, relay changes within the Police Department and to check CERT equipment deployed for each member. VP Police Sgt. James Krupiczowicz (Krup) was introduced as the new contact for the CERT team. In addition, Jerry Skiba was identified as the new Chief of Part Time Officers who will continue to command special event CERT deployments. Upcoming 5K runs…

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Small Fire Under Kitchen Sink on Villa Ave

Small Fire Under Kitchen Sink on Villa Ave

Villa Park Fire responded to a possible structure fire and report of an explosion at 5:12 PM on Monday – April 18, 2016 in an apartment building at 231 S. Villa Avenue. The engine companies arriving on the scene found a small fire under a kitchen sink near the garbage disposal. The fire was quickly extinguished and no extension of the fire was found. A chemical odor from products located under the sink required additional ventilation. Fire units from Elmhurst and Oakbrook Terrace were staged at the scene.

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