Public Education


Our goal is to empower our community with the tools and knowledge they need to know in case of a fire or emergency medical service (EMS) related emergency. Fire deaths have dropped steadily over the past decades, and studies have shown that there is a direct link between this and robust public education programs.

The goal of the Fire Department Public Education initiatives is to consistently educate the public with lifesaving strategies that focus on fire prevention and emergency medical services.

Free Programs

  • Hands-only CPR demonstrations and instruction.
  • Presentations at businesses, local schools, neighborhood meetings, and retirement communities in Westland city limits.
  • Scheduled station tours of the Westland Fire Department Stations.
  • Community outreach at events, such as family fun events, safety fairs, parades, and more.

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Others Ways to Help Yourself and Others

  • Get CPR certified
  • Learn basic first aid
  • Learn how to operate an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Volunteer