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Posted on: July 6, 2023

Central Illinois Emergency Expo Returns July 20

The public is invited to the Central Illinois Emergency Expo on Thursday, July 20 at The Shoppes at Grand Prairie from 4-7 p.m. Numerous local emergency response agencies will display their emergency equipment in the parking lot between Dick’s Sporting Goods and IL Route 91. Families are invited to explore vehicles, talk with professional first responders, and try on gear during this free community event. 

Emergency equipment featured at the Expo includes multiple fire engines and apparatuses, a medical helicopter, police cruisers and armored vehicles, rescue boats, and much more! 

The following agencies are scheduled to participate in this free public event: 

    Advanced Medical Transport

    Akron-Princeville Fire Protection District


    Bradley University Police Department

    Brimfield Community Fire Protection District

    Chillicothe Community Fire Protection District


    Civil Air Patrol

    Dunlap Community Fire Protection District

    Federal Correctional Institution

    Fon du Lac Park District Police

    Illinois Air National Guard

    Illinois American Water

    Illinois Department of Natural Resources/Conservation Police

    Illinois State Police

    Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District

    OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

    OSF Emergency Management

    OSF Life Flight

    Peoria County Emergency Management Agency

    Peoria County Amateur Radio Emergency Service

    Peoria County Coroner

    Peoria County ETSB-911

    Peoria County Sheriff’s Office

    Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office

    Peoria Fire Department

    Peoria Heights Police Department

    Peoria Park District Police

    Peoria Police Department

    Pink Heals

    Salvation Army – Heartland Division

    Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office 

 Thank you to the Peoria County EMA and Peoria County Sheriff’s Office for underwriting this event. Find more information and any day-of weather information at

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