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Coffee with the Fire Chief

Coffee with the Fire Chief

Coffee with the Chief - Westchester

State Fire Marshal Matt Perez sits down with Westchester Fire Chief Mike Mavrogeorge in this episode. Chief Mavrogeorge talks about the department and what his plans are for the future.

Coffee with the Chief- Aurora

On this episode of Coffee with the Chief, Fire Marshal Perez heads to his home department where he sits down with Aurora Fire Chief Gary Krienitz to learn about what the future of the department looks like.

Coffee with the Chief - Chicago

Fire Marshal Perez sits down with Chicago's Fire Department Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt in the latest edition of Coffee with the Chief as the OSFM Celebrated Black History Month. Learn more about the Chicago Fire Department and what Commissioner Nance-Holt envisions the department looking like in the future.

Coffee with the Chief - O'Fallon

Fire Marshal Perez visits with O'Fallon Fire Chief Brad White to learn more about the department and what makes it unique in the metro east.

Coffee with the Chief- Broadview

Fire Marshal Perez sits down with Broadview Fire Chief Tracy Kenny in our latest edition of Coffee with the Chief. Learn about some of the great things happening at the department.

Coffee with the Fire Chief - Rockford

Illinois State Fire Marshal Matt Perez sits down with Rockford Fire Chief Derek Bergsten to learn about the Rockford Fire Department.

Coffee with the Fire Chief - Sullivan

This segment of Coffee with the Fire Chief highlights the efforts of the Sullivan Fire Protection District.

Coffee with the Fire Chief - Lincoln

Coffee with the Fire Chief is a new segment where OSFM is highlighting small and volunteer fire departments across the state. The first segment was with the Lincoln Rural Fire Department.

Other Videos

National Volunteer Week

Bethany Fire Protection District Fire Chief Michael Jennings encourages folks to reach out to their local departments and volunteer. There is a job for everyone in a department.

Gabriel Wrye

It's Women's History Month and OSFM sat down with Metropolis Fire Department's first career female firefighter Gabriel Wrye to learn more about her story. She gives some advise to young ladies who are chasing their dreams.

National First Responders Day

Illinois State Fire Marshal James A. Rivera thanks all Illinois First Responders for thier hard work and dedication to helping keep their communities safe. 

Marsha Giesler Interview

Marsha Giesler talks about her unique journey to the fire service and the wonderful memories teaching fire safety. Marsha also provides some great advice when it comes to choosing the right career for you.

Kate O'Brien Interview

Westchester Firefighter/Paramedic Kate O'Brien talks about her family's history in the fire service and how she hopes to make her kids proud. She also provides some great advice for anyone looking to make the fire service their career choice during Women's History Month

Sandy Macari Interview

We talk with Sandy Macari from the Findlay Fire Protection District about her 18 years of experience as a firefighter/EMT during Women's History Month.

Robert Bo Chaney Interview

The OSFM celebrated Black History Month as we sit down with Rockford Fire Department Recruiter Robert Bo Chaney. He talks about the importance of diversity and how he helps to work with youth in the community to help them succeed.

Firefighter in Turn Our Gear

Bethany Fire Protection District Chief Michael Jennings shows kids what a firefighter will look and sound like if they have to come into a home.

PS&E System Tutorial

The PS&E division has created a tutorial explaining the recent changes to the roster portion of the PS&E Online system.

Rockford Community Paramedic Program

The City of Rockford Fire Department is taking a unique approach to helping its residents with medical assistance.

Preplanning and Fire Education in Chicago

Chicago Fire Department Fire Commissioner Ford talks about Chicago’s preplanning and fire education programs

OSFM Fire Inspectors and Fire Codes

Learn about OSFM’s Fire Inspectors and why following fire codes are so important

Duties of the OSFM Technical Services Division

OSFM Technical Services Section Chief Cathy Stashak talks about plan reviews and other services offered.

Springfield Class Visit

Illinois State Fire Marshal's Chief Operating Officer Dale Simpson visited with students at St. Aloysius in Springfield

UIS Fire Safety

September is Campus Fire Safety Month. OSFM visited the University of Illinois-Springfield to speak with campus leaders about how they prepare students and maintain a fire-safe campus.