Why do firefighters/emergency medical personnel shop at the local grocery store?

Fire Department personnel work at the Fire Station for a 24-hour period. Due to this work schedule, they are responsible for buying their own groceries and cooking their own meals. Fire Department personnel have permission to perform brief shopping duties at City of Sycamore food establishments. During the shopping activity, they are in constant radio contact and immediately available to respond to emergency calls.

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1. Who can answer questions about my ambulance bill?
2. What are your charges for ambulance service?
3. How do I obtain a copy of my ambulance medical report?
4. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report?
5. Can I burn leaves and landscape waste within the city limits?
6. What are the regulations for open burning in unincorporated Sycamore?
7. What should I do when my carbon monoxide (CO) detector is sounding?
8. What type of public education programs does the fire department offer?
9. Does the Fire Rescue Department inspect Child Safety Seats?
10. Does the department provide counseling for juvenile fire setters?
11. Does the Fire Department service, recharge or dispose of old fire extinguishers?
12. How do I become a firefighter?
13. Why do firefighters/emergency medical personnel shop at the local grocery store?
14. Why do firefighters/emergency medical personnel remain on the scene once a medical patient is moved to the back of the ambulance?
15. Why do firefighters cut holes in a roof or break windows during firefighting?
16. Is it legal to use fireworks?
17. Who do I contact with questions regarding fire prevention matters or code/permit/plan review questions?
18. What is a Knox Box and how do I get an application?
19. What are the basic requirements for a fire alarm/fire sprinkler system?