History of the DeKalb Fire Department at this week’s Local Lore


The DeKalb Fire Department has been saving lives for over 100 years. In honor of Fire Prevention Month, join firefighter Luke Howieson for a presentation on the history of our local Fire Department and a glimpse into the unique treasures preserved by the DeKalb Firefighters Historical Foundation.

The free presentation will take place this Friday, October 20th, from noon to 1:00 PM. Local Lore is an adult lecture series hosted at the Ellwood House Museum, 509 N. First Street in DeKalb. Program are free to attend and participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Questions? Contact Tricia Runzel – Ellwood House Museum, 815-756-4609.


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