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Worn on the patch of every Westlake firefighter is the word “Deditus”, a Latin word meaning dedication. Westlake Firefighters show their dedication by devoting their lives to protect the citizens and the property of the community in which they serve.  The Westlake Fire - EMS Department is a very active and integral part of our community.  They enjoy assisting with public events in order to allow the community a better opportunity to meet them and get to know their firefighters in a calm environment instead of a tense emergency scene.

The Westlake Fire – EMS Department also offers free CPR classes throughout the year for local businesses and a Summer Safety Course in May for Westlake and surrounding residents. In order to better understand life at the firehouse and the services they provide, residents are invited to visit the station.  Listed below are several events that you may see Westlake firefighters in attendance, along with many programs that they offer throughout the year.

  • Birthday party appearances
  • Station/truck tours
  • Summer Safety Course (CPR/AED Certification Program)
  • Smoke detector checks
  • Home safety inspections
  • Arbor Day 
  • Decoration Day
  • Bandana Bonanza
  • Christmas Tree Lighting
  • School show-and-tell programs
  • School evacuation drills
  • Building inspections
  • Evacuation drills
  • CPR/AED classes

Safety Tip Sheets are listed on the left side menu bar for you convenience.  If you need safety information on a specific topic and have trouble locating, feel free to contact the firehouse.