Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: August 18, 2023
The Westmont Fire Department will be participating in the annual Silent Parade on Friday, October 13, 2023 at 7 p.m. The parade is dedicated to firefighters and fire victims who have lost their lives due to fires. The parade is part of National Fire Prevention Week, which begins on October 8. The Silent Parade will start in Hinsdale and then travel west on Chicago Avenue through Westmont. The route then continues on Naperville Road and eventually ends in Lisle. The public is invited to attend and stand along the parade route holding a flashlight in honor of those who lost their lives. Westmont’s National Fire Prevention Week Celebration will conclude on Saturday, October 14 with their 100th Anniversary Open House at the Johanik Fire Station Headquarters at 6015 S. Cass Avenue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact the Westmont Fire Department at 630-981-6400.