Media Policy

Media Submissions

Photos and videos submitted to the Lyons Fire Department will be accepted in either hard, or digital formats. If submitting in hard-copy and would like them returned, please include a note stating your request along with your phone number so that we may notify you that we are finished with them. Hard copies my be dropped off at the station during regular business hours. Please be sure to include your name, address, and phone that you may be reached at for each submission.

Digital copies may be burned to a CD and hand delivered to the station or may be submitted using our online submission form. If using our online form, please submit a valid email address, and include your name, address, and phone number in the message box of the form.


Media Usage

Photos and video submitted will be used at the discretion of the Lyons Fire Department for purposes of, but not limited to, marketing, training, or web-relations. All photos submitted will be screened for content and not all photos submitted may show up in digital or print publications. Lyons Fire will make every effort to credit the photographer(s) when using the submitted media, unless otherwise requested.


Privacy Statement

The Lyons Fire Department will take due caution in assuring that all photographs and videos that are published do not contain anything that would compromise the privacy of those depicted. Media that contains faces, license plates, or other identifiable information will not be published, or will be removed prior to publishing. If you have an objection to any content posted, please contact the Webmaster.